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Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952  Search this
Turnbull, Daniel & Martha  Search this
Bowman, Nina, Miss  Search this
Bowman, Sarah, Miss  Search this
Bowman, Bella, Miss  Search this
Underwood, Catherine Fondren  Search this
Landscape architect:
Gunn, Ralph Ellis  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Archival materials
Louisiana -- Saint Francisville
United States of America -- Louisiana -- West Feliciana Parish -- St. Francisville
Each spring, Rosedown is a mecca for camellia and azalea lovers. The avenue of stately moss-hung live oaks. Little remains of the design of the garden which was once laid out in the formal French manner. The live oaks were planted by Martha, wife of Daniel Turnbull, ancestor of present owners. Fancis Benjamin Johnston Collection, Prints and Photographs, Library of Congress.
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
AAG.GCA, Item LA003011
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Louisiana / LA003: St. Francisville -- Rosedown Plantation
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Archives of American Gardens