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Marsh-Whitlock Farm 1999

Former owner:
Marsh, Ebenezer
Whitlock, Samuel
Gritman, Zebulon
Sculptor:
Weisman, Gary
Artist:
Hill, Nathaniel
Provenance:
Washington Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, Litchfield County, Warren
Connecticut
Warren
Marsh-Whitlock Farm (Warren, Connecticut)
Date:
1998
1998-1998
1999
Notes:
The gardens on this 80-acre property were created and are maintained by the current owners. Established in 1976, the gardens include an enclosed (circle in a square) dooryard garden; a fenced "Grandmother's Garden," centered on a sundial; a potager; and a woodland garden with a collection of species primula raised from seed. Other landscape features include ponds, barns, meadows, and fruit trees. The gardens complement the house, a saltbox built in 1738.
Persons associated with the garden include: Samuel Whitlock and descendants (former owners, ca. 1750); Ebenezer Marsh (former owner, ca. 1758); Zebulon Gritman and descendants (former owners, ca. 1833); Gary Weisman (sculptor, 1997-1998); and Nathaniel Hill (artist, 1998).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and abbreviated garden plan.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT196000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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