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Phoenix House ca. 1960-1965

Former owner:
Phoenix, William
Physical description:
1 folder+ 2 transparencies; 2 negatives
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Morris County, Mendham
New Jersey
Mendham
Phoenix House (Mendham, New Jersey)
Date:
1960
1960-1965
ca 1960-1965
Notes:
Built in the early 19th century, the Federal-style Phoenix House was named for its former owner, innkeeper William Phoenix. It was used from 1857 to 1907 as a boardinghouse by Phoenix's daughters and has Greek Revival-style porches added in 1840. The property was donated to the people of Mendham in 1938 and since 1960 has housed borough offices. The gardens are maintained by the Mendham Garden Club with assistance from local Boy Scouts.
Persons associated with the property include: William Phoenix (former owner, 1820-1857).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets, copies of published photographs of the garden, and additional information.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Horticulture, October 1961
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ451000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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