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Moore Garden 1960-1995

Former owner:
Keller, Karl
MacKechnie, Ruth A.
MacKechnie, John A.
Keller, Gretchen K
Gardener:
Zotti, Anthony
Ahlers, Franz
Physical description:
2 folders+ 11 35 mm. slides; 16 negatives
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Union County, Summit
New Jersey
Summit
Moore Garden (Summit, New Jersey)
Date:
1960
1960-1995
Notes:
Also known as the Keller Garden for its original owners, this is an ericaceous garden, at its peak from May 1 to July 1, with many outstanding rhododendrons and azaleas backed by outstanding trees, both deciduous and evergreen. It also includes a magnificent rose garden on the east side of the house.
Persons associated with the property include: Karl and Gretchen K. Keller (former owners, 1917-1978); John A. and Ruth A. MacKechnie (former owners, 1978-1995); Franz Ahlers (gardener, 1950s-1978); and Anthony Zotti (gardener, 1978-1995).
Summary:
The folders include a garden plan, a photocopied page from The Garden Club of America, Visiting Gardens Guide, 1967, and a worksheet.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ123000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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