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Garden of Penelope Place 1997

Former owner:
Willcutt, Lyman
Willcutt, Merriel
Kinne, Natalie
Kinne, Erald
Gardener:
Kennedy, Don
Stoddard, Thomas
Physical description:
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Cohasset
Massachusetts
Cohasset
Garden of Penelope Place (Cohasset, Massachusetts)
Date:
1997
1997-1997
Notes:
"This turn of the century garden has been restored and simplified. It feature a formal bed with arbor, walks, perennial beds, sundial and urns; and the lot has a large stone outcropping and is edged with marshes and woods; many vistas and smaller gardens.
"There is a viburnum collection of 16 species/varieties; many speciman trees, both deciduous and evergreen; and a terrace, overlooking tenncourts, sheltered by a 40' pergola covered with wisteria, floribunda, and clematis. The house and outbuildings, including a "garden" building, barns, storehouses, and cottages, are part of an historic property."
Persons associated with the property include: Lyman and Merriel Willcutt (former owner 1884); Erald and Natalie B. Kinne (former owner from 1952 to 1955); Don Kennedy (gardener 1930 and 1940's); Thomas Soddard (gardener 1957).
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
MA148000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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