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Spring Ledge 1917-1987

Former owner:
Dellekamp, Emerson
Schiedenhelm, A. K
Whitehill, Clyde E
Farrell, William C., Jr
Eggers, Richard C
Evans, Frank C
Physical description:
1 folder+ 20 35mm slides (photographs)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Indiana, Montgomery County, Crawfordsville
Date:
1917
1917-1987
Notes:
In 1917, Frank C. Evans purchase 60 acres and developed a summer home and a nature park. The property was named Spring Ledge because of the existence of 17 natural springs. There are two houses on the property, one is the original cottage and the other a summer home which is now a year-around home.
Persons associated with the garden include: Frank C. Evans (former owner and landscape designer, 1917-1947), Emerson Dellekamp (former owner, 1958-1976), A.K. Schiedenhelm and Clyde E. Whitehill (former owners, 1947-1988), Willam C. Farrell, Jr. and Richard R. Eggers (former owners, 1987).
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Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in a 1933 news article regarding the North End Garden Club of Indianapolis touring Spring Ledge (no citaiton)
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Gardens, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506, Washington, DC 20013-7012
Local number:
IN010000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_361249

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