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Thornbury ca. 1930

Former owner:
Sinkler, Wharton Mrs
Physical description:
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Elkins Park
Pennsylvania
Elkins Park
Thornbury (Elkins Park, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1930
ca 1930
Notes:
The garden on the property began in 1911. The formal garden near the house included a long rectangular pool, a large willow and dogwood. Box, wisteria, iris and spring bulbs were planted. The Sinkler's later moved to Lane's End in Chestnut Hill. The current owner is the University of Pennsylvania Research Center.
Persons and organizations associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Wharton Sinkler (former owners); University of Pennsylvania (owner); and J.P.B. Sinkler (architect).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and brief descriptions.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
PA015000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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