United States of America, Massachusetts, Bristol County, New Bedford
Haskell Garden (New Bedford, Massachusettes)
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).
The folder includes a worksheet, landscape map, and newspaper article.
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