United States of America, New Jersey, Union, Summit
Ward Garden (Summit, New Jersey)
The house and garden were owned by Mr. and Mrs. Waldron M. Ward. Mrs. Ward was also a member of and joined the Summit Garden Club in 1932. The garden is circular and is centered by a birdbath. White arbor surrounds the garden along with benches and other garden furniture, walkways, tulips and other flower beds, all leading up to the woods beyond. The garden designers, Wodell & Cottrell were sisters. The house and garden were owned until recently by Mr. and Mrs. James Lawrence. Mrs. Lawrence (Diane) is a member of the Summit Garden Club.
Persons associated with the garden include Mr. and Mrs. Waldron M. Ward (former owners, 1929-1972); Mr. and Mrs. James Lawrence (1972-1990s?); Wodell & Cottrell (garden designers).
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The Summit Garden Club donated lantern slides in 2015.
The folder includes worksheets, maps and other information.
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