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Lefferts Garden, ca. 1960-1994

Landscape architect:
Ireys, Alice Recknagel 1911-2000
Former owner:
Lefferts, Jake
Lefferts, Jean
Physical description:
1 folder+ 7 safety film negatives; 5 photographic prints
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Highlands
New Jersey
Highlands
Lefferts Garden (Highlands, New Jersey)
Date:
1960
1960-1994
ca 1960-1994
Notes:
This garden, situated in the area between the Navesink River and Sandy Hook Bay, was under active development between 1945 and 1965. It featured a swimming pool, terrace, and patio, and may have been designed by Alice Recknagel Ireys. Although not reflected in these photos, there was apparently an extensive azalea collection, many specimens of which were grown from cuttings by owner Jake Lefferts.
Persons associated with the garden include: Jake and Jean Lefferts (former owners, ca. 1945-1965) and Alice Recknagel Ireys (landscape architect).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ439000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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