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Orangewood 2002-2007

Former owners:
Slaughter, Carroll Mr. Mrs.
Mench, Fred Mr. Mrs.
Former owner:
Brown, Gardner
Gillice, Sondra
Physical description:
2 folders+ 9 35 mm. slides (photographs) and 4 photographic prints
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Virginia, Orange County, Orange
Virginia
Orange
Orangewood (Orange, Virginia)
Date:
2002
2002-2007
Notes:
The acre property was established in 1923. The design can be described as a town garden with a boxwood parterre and central fountain. A statue of Diana and a rose arbor are the most prominent features. Other elements include a meditation garden, herb garden, seasonal plants, fruit trees, and walnut trees.
Person associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Slaughter (former owners, 1923-1956); Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mench (former owners, 1966-1986); and Gardner Brown and Sondra Gillice (former owners, 1986-2004).
Summary:
The folders include worksheets and garden plans.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
VA359000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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