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Halbach Garden No. 1 1920-1950

Former owner:
Halbach, Ernest K.
Landscape designer:
Wodell, Helen Page
Physical description:
2 folders+ 3 glass lantern slides and 7 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Essex County, Millburn, Short Hills
New Jersey
Short Hills
Halbach Garden No. 1 (Short Hills, New Jersey)
Date:
1920
1920-1950
Notes:
This garden belonged to Ernest K. Halbach, who in 1948 married landscape designer Helen Page Wodell, mother of landscape designer Lois Poinier and grandmother of landscape designer Page Sanders. It was redesigned in the 1940s by Wodell. This design incorporated flagstone terraces, brick walls and an ornamental iron gate, as well as a lily pond and wall fountain.
Persons associated with the garden include: Ernest K. Halbach (former owner); and Helen Page Wodell [Halbach] (former owner and landscape designer).
Summary:
The folders include worksheets and additional information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ025000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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