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Twin Gables ca. 1930-1986

Creator:
Albright, Harry Mrs.
Landscape architect:
Dillon, Julia Lester
Landscape designers:
Herbert, Pray And White
Physical description:
1 folders+ 13 35 mm. slides and 14 glass lantern slides
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta
Georgia
Augusta
Twin Gables (Augusta, Georgia)
Date:
1930
1930-1986
ca 1930-1986
Notes:
Harry Albright employed Herbert, Pray and White of Boston to design his gardens in ca. 1911. They features a formal rose garden bordered with boxwood, an informal azalea garden, a tulip garden, a teahouse and English gardens, and a lawn with large shade trees and pond. In 1914, Julia Lester Dillon was contracted by the Hardy family of Chicago to landscape their new winter home. Twin Gables is currently the official residence of the President of the Medical College of Georgia.
Persons and organizations associated with the property include: Hardy family (former owner, 1914-?); Medical College of Georgia (present owner); Julia Lester Dillon (landscape architect, 1914); and Herbert, Pray, and White (landscape designers, 1911).
Publications:
Garden History of Georgia, 1933, p. 282
Topic:
Gardens
Gardens, English
Rose gardens
Formal gardens
Local number:
GA006000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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