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Braveboat Harbor Farm 1959-2002

Physical description:
2 folders+ 27 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Maine, York County, York
Maine
York
Braveboat Harbor Farm (York, Maine)
Date:
1959
1959-2002
Notes:
This land was granted to Francis and Eleanor Raynes in 1638 and was farmed by their descendants continuously until 1910. It was then abandoned except for a summer cottage built about 1935. In 1949, the fields were cleared, the cottage was moved, the gardens were established, and the present house was built. The garden includes naturalized areas, a formal garden, lilac allee, a kitchen garden, and magnolia garden
Several slides not shown include the house.
Persons associated with the property and garden include: Francis and Eleanor Raynes (former owners, 1638-?); and Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hosmer, Jr. (former owners, 1950-1999).
Summary:
The folders include a worksheet and site plan.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
ME086000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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