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Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm

Former owner:
Haughton, Richard  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Scope and Contents:
The folders include work sheets and copies of articles.
General:
"Behind the house, which was built in 1738, the hillside slopes sharply to a broad meadow, through which runs the mill-stream. The rock garden, which has been entirely edevoped by the owner, covers this hillside and is of outstanding horticultural interest...The paths skilfully follow the natural contours and the gardens terminte in woods...Below the house is the stone grist mill...Meal for General Washington's Army at Valley Forge was ground here." (The Garden Club of America Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting, 1938)
Persons and organizations associated with the garden include: Thomas Jerman (former owner of mill, 1710); R. B. Okie (architect); and Richard Haughton (former owner).
Related Materials:
Valley Mill Farm related holdings consist of 2 folders (2 35 mm. slide and 9 photoprints)
See others in:
J. Horace McFarland Collection, 1900-1961.
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: aag@si.edu.
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.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA055
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb608e756e6-0ac7-4ddd-8263-be9f7c62bfb8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16494

[Valley Mill Farm]

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Pennsylvania -- Paoli
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Date:
[1930?]
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: aag@si.edu.
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.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Hillside planting  Search this
Streams  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Alpine gardens  Search this
Meadows  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item PA055001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f10dedb8-c40c-4069-b741-c0d1d0e2da61
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16912

[Valley Mill Farm]

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Pennsylvania -- Paoli
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Date:
[1930?]
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: aag@si.edu.
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.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Flour mills  Search this
Vines  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item PA055002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb62480f911-e78e-4ea7-abba-0ba8ebf41485
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16913

Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm

Owner:
Haughton, Richard  Search this
Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Scope and Contents note:
The folders include work sheets and copies of articles.
General note:
"Behind the house, which was built in 1738, the hillside slopes sharply to a broad meadow, through which runs the mill-stream. The rock garden, which has been entirely edevoped by the owner, covers this hillside and is of outstanding horticultural interest...The paths skilfully follow the natural contours and the gardens terminte in woods...Below the house is the stone grist mill...Meal for General Washington's Army at Valley Forge was ground here." (The Garden Club of America Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting, 1938)
Persons and organizations associated with the garden include: Thomas Jerman (former owner of mill, 1710); R. B. Okie (architect); and Richard Haughton (former owner).
See others in:
Garden Club of America Collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing].
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, File PA055
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6b759164c-70d4-4dac-a058-b176a5b5d880
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14010

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden, Wall treatment

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Date:
05/17/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Evergreens  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Walled gardens  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055003
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6b35d2e01-766c-483e-b7c6-eb683209fca0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14019
Online Media:

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden, Linum, Iberis, etc., Papaver, Leucojum

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
Date:
05/17/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Perennials  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Hillside planting  Search this
Stepping stones  Search this
Candytuft  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055004
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6933d5cf4-6890-4ae8-b92f-32074e064abe
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14021
Online Media:

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Date:
05/07/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Evergreens  Search this
Cascades  Search this
Hillside planting  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055005
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65de887b2-e164-4be4-8db9-f1c55c2b6248
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14023

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print ((mounted on cardboard), black and white, mount 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
Date:
05/17/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Bulbs  Search this
Walkways, grass  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055006
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb644f41848-2529-4436-8d6b-9b5c269d8fc2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14025
Online Media:

[Valley Mill Farm]: Early spring garden

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Date:
05/02/1938
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Walls, stone  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055007
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a9503ac7-87d9-4bb2-a11c-de331aea6af8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14027
Online Media:

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Date:
05/17/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Walkways, grass  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055008
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6e9875269-aeb7-4d25-8527-16dc17bdf750
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14029

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Date:
05/17/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Rivers  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Hillside planting  Search this
Bridges  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Cascades  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055009
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6503cde77-9fd5-484b-bf7e-4d4164fb35d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14031

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
Date:
05/17/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Benches  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Hillside planting  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055010
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb66e21a503-7866-4083-94ae-7387e925b9a9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14033

[Valley Mill Farm]: Rock garden, Cerastium; Phlox divaricata, Centranthus

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Paoli
Valley Mill Farm (Paoli, Pennsylvania)
Date:
05/17/1931
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: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Perennials  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Evergreens  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Paoli  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA055011
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA055: Paoli -- Valley Mill Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb699ef67cc-a756-460f-935b-b9dd27aa8ef4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14035
Online Media:

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