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Haskell Garden 2001

Former owner:
Hathaway, Horatio
Gifford, Sarah
Winterbottom, Albert
Physical description:
1 folder 37 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Bristol County, New Bedford
Massachusetts
New Bedford
Haskell Garden (New Bedford, Massachusettes)
Date:
2001
Notes:
In 1954, the owner bought five acres on Shawmut Avenue in New Bedford. In the intervening years, the owner made it into a nationally known and award winning nursery. The property had been a dairy farm. It includes two of the oldest extant residences in New Bedford. Today, the owner has greenhouses, formal gardens, a vegetable garden, and display gardens. An aviary is located on the property with peacocks and exotic birds.
Persons associated with the garden include: Horatio Hathaway (former owner, ca. 1722); Sarah Gifford (former owner); and Albert Winterbottom (former owner).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet, landscape map, and newspaper article.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
MA319000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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