United States of America, Idaho, Blaine County, Sun Valley
Fancy Acres (Sun Valley, Idaho)
This is an English garden created at an altitude of 5,500 feet that began in the 1950s as rock-strewn slopes. The garden is situated between three rustic log cabins and open to the public during the summer season. The garden is also available for art classes, tours and occasional weddings.
Persons associated with the property include: George J. Snook (former owner, 1951); Fancy Snook (former owner and garden designer, 1951); Dorothy Snook Perry (former owner and garden designer, 1954-1982); and Clark Perry (former owner, 1954-1982).
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The folder includes correspondence, articles, a garden plan and photocopies of articles about the garden.
Garden has been featured in Barbara Neiwert, "Sun Valley's Hidden Oasis,"Northwest Living, May-June 1988, pp. 8-14
Garden has been featured in Sun Valley Magazine, Summer 1985
Garden has been featured in "A Family Compound's Remarkable Effect on Sun Valley," House and Garden, February 1981
Garden has been featured in the Mountain Express, August 5, 1982, August 1983 and June 20, 1985
Garden has been featured in the Twin Falls Times-News, August 4, 1983
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