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Box Hill 1997

Former owner:
Hines, Benjamin McFarland Mr. Mrs.
Landscape architect:
Breed, Vera
Gardener:
Lambert, H. Bertram Mrs.
Provenance:
Fairfield Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield County, Fairfield
Connecticut
Fairfield
Box Hill (Fairfield, Conn.)
Date:
1997
1997-1997
Notes:
"The garden at Box Hill has an early herb garden, knot garden (taken from an early French engraving), roses, peonies, grape arbor, dogwoods, boxwood, Yellow-wood Tree, raised cutting garden, naturalized iris in a field, and woodland walks. The house was built in 1825, and the garden was designed for Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin McFarland Hines in 1954."
Persons associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin McFarland Hines (former owners from 1948 to 1993); Vera Breed (landscape architect, 1954); and Mrs. H. Bertram Lambert (gardener, 1954).
Summary:
The folder includes a slide list, descriptions of the slides, excerpts from publications featuring the gardens, and a description and worksheet completed by GCA researcher Ann Curley.
Publications:
Gardens have been featured in a book by Swanson, Faith H. and Virginia Rady. Herb garden design. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1984
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT193000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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