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Secret Garden 2003-2006

Former owner:
Butler University
Provenance:
Indianapolis Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Indiana, Marion County, Indianapolis
Indiana
Indianapolis
Secret Garden (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Date:
2003
2003-2006
Notes:
Established in 1937, the garden encompasses 3/4 acres. Enclosed within twenty foot high stone walls, this formal garden features dramatic architectural points of interest including a skyward spouting fountain, a wishing well, a waterfall, large metal lanterns and statuary. There are four different types of stone used in the walls surrounding the garden: Kentucky blue slate, Indiana limestone, fieldstone and Kentucky blue slae for the terracing walls.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: Dudley Gallahue (former owner, 1935-1964); Butler University (former owner, 1964-1973); William M. Kendrick, Jr. (former owner, 1973-1975); and Terri Symons (gardener, 2003-present).
Summary:
The folder includes a work sheet and site plan.
Topic:
Gardens
Formal gardens
Walled gardens
Local number:
IN041000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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