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Former owner:
Hathaway, Horatio  Search this
Gifford, Sarah  Search this
Winterbottom, Albert  Search this
Garden Club of Buzzards Bay  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Archival materials
Haskell Garden (New Bedford, Massachusettes)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Bristol County -- New Bedford
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, landscape map, and newspaper article.
In 1954, the owner bought five acres on Shawmut Avenue in New Bedford. In the intervening years, the owner made it into a nationally known and award winning nursery. The property had been a dairy farm. It includes two of the oldest extant residences in New Bedford. Today, the owner has greenhouses, formal gardens, a vegetable garden, and display gardens. An aviary is located on the property with peacocks and exotic birds.
Persons associated with the garden include: Horatio Hathaway (former owner, ca. 1722); Sarah Gifford (former owner); and Albert Winterbottom (former owner).
Related Materials:
Haskell Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (37 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens:
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
AAG.GCA, File MA319
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens