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Ruth Moore Garden 1964-1967

Physical description:
2 folders+ 1 photoprint and 1 mounted transparency
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Maine, Hancock County, Tremont, Bass Harbor
Maine
Bass Harbor
Ruth Moore Garden (Bass Harbor, Maine)
Date:
1964
1964-1967
Notes:
Perennial beds, 6 ft. X 4 ft., were separated by brick walks. There were originally delphiniums, columbine, lilies, and ladies mantle. The garden has virtually vanished except for a few poppy plants, a row of peonies, 4 ft. X 6 ft. bed of lemon lilies, and some scattered columbines. Walkways are currently under sod. Since 1998, the garden is bein reclaimed by a niece.
Person(s) associated with the garden property include(s): Ruth Moore and Eleanor Mayo (former owners, 1945-1981); Esther Moore Trask (former owner, 1989-1996); and Ruth Moore (former owner, 1981-1989).
Summary:
The folder includes a work sheet and site plan.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
ME114000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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