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  CA

  Modjeska Canyon

  Arden Modjeska Historic Home & Garden

  Modjeska Canton Road

  MAIL c/o 25151 Serrano Rd Lake Forest

  Modjeska Canyon  CA   92630    

  Phone   949 923-2230

  Web Site  http://www.canyonlife.com/arden.main.html

  Alt Web  http://www.ocparks.com/modjeskahouse/

  Description  by appt only home of 19th century Shakespearean actress located in

                    an oak grove

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Owner/Operator:  Orange County Parks

  New or Updated:  5/2/2006


California
Montecito
Casa del Herrero
1387 East Valley Road
Montecito CA 93108
Phone 805 565-5653
Fax 805 969-2371
Web Site www.casadelherrero.com/
E-mail casa@silcom.com
Description "House of the Blacksmith" mansion & gardens built by industrialist
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 1930
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California
Oakland
Dunsmuir Historic Estate
2960 Peralta Oaks Court
Oakland CA 94615
Phone
510 615-5555
Web Site http://www.dunsmuir.org/
Description 37 room mansion on 50 acre estate with landscaped grounds, farm area, 1914 Carriage House
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Era 1899
New or Updated: 05/13/2003
 

  CA

  Oakland

  Golden State Bonsai Collection-North

   666 Bellevue Ave

  Lakeside Park

  Oakland  CA   94610    

  Phone  510 763-8409

  Web Site http://www.gsbf-bonsai.org/collectionnorth/

  Description  open air collection, rotating display of 50

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Bonsai

  New or Updated:  2/6/2007

 

 
 

  CA

  Oroville

  C F Lott  Home in Sank Park

  1067 Montgomery Street

  Oroville CA   95965    

  Phone 530 538-2415

  Web Site http://now2000.com/oroville/attractions.shtml

  Description  local artifacts from 1849-1910, garden with fountains

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Era  1856

  New or Updated:   2/11/2007

 

  CA

  Placentia

  George Key Ranch

  625 W Bastanchury Road

  Placentia  CA   92670    

  Phone  714 973-3190

  Web Site http://www.ocparks.com/keyranch/

  E-mail  mailto:keyranch@ocparks.com

  Alt Web  http://www.gusto.com/california/placentia/attractions/historicgeorgekeyranc

              h-A82418.html

  Description  house, museum, garden & orange grove reflecting early California

                    orange farming

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Era  1898

  New or Updated:  5/12/2006

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  CA

  Redondo Beach

  Redondo Beach Heritage Court

  Dominguez Park on Flagler Lane

  PO Box 978

  Redondo Beach  CA   90277    

  Phone  310 372-0197

  Web Site http://home.earthlink.net/~beckers912/presprog/heritage.htm

  Alt Web http://www.redondo.org/depts/recreation/facilities/rb_historical_museum/def

  Description  two houses moved to site to preserve them -- one is now a local history

                    museum, the other is undergoing restoration

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Era  1900

  Owner/Operator:  Redondo Beach Historical Society

  New or Updated:   6/9/2006
 

  Califorina

  Redlands

  Kimberly Crest House and Garden

  1325 Prospect Drive

  MAIL PO Box 206

  Redlands  CA   92373    

  Phone  909 792-2111

  Web Site http://www.kimberlycrest.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@kimberlycrest.org

  Description  French chateau style house surrounded by Mediterranean gardens

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Era 1897

  New or Updated:  4/5/2007

  California
San Diego
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Park Blvd
San Diego CA 92101
Phone 619 232-2780
Web Site www.niwa.org/JFGarden.html
Description a Balboa Park attraction, centered around the Japanese Tea Pavilion
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Bonsai
Group Identity Japanese
  California
San Francisco
Strybing Arboretum
9th Avenue at Lincoln Way
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA 94122
Phone 415 661-1316
Fax 415 661-3539
Web Site http://www.strybing.org/
E-mail mailto:DMacheel@Strybing.org
Description Arboretum. Botanical Garden, Butterfly Garden
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Arboretum
Research or Reading Library
 
 

  CA

  San Mateo

  Coyote Point Museum for Environmental Education

  1651 Coyote Point Drive

  San Mateo  CA  94401    

  Phone  650 342-7755

  Web Site www.coyoteptmuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@coyoteptmuseum.org

  Description  indoor environmental hall, outdoor theme gardens, walkthrough aviary

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated:  3/30/2007

 
  California
Vallejo
Online Directory of International Sculpture Parks
12 Sandy Beach
Vallejo CA 94590
Phone 707 557-2974
Fax 707 554-1234
Web Site www.artnut.com
E-mail mailto:artnut@artnut.com
Description extensive annotated list by sculptor Benbow Bullock
Type of Resource Tourism Information
Primary Focus: Garden
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Collection N-Z Sculpture
 
  Colorado
Denver
Denver Botanic Gardens Inc
909 York Street
Denver CO 80206
Phone 303 331-4000

Alt Phone  303 370-8018
Web Site http://www.botanicgardens.org/pageinpage/home.cfm
Alt Web http://www.askasia.org/frclasrm/resorct/MC0074.htm
Description multiple gardens, greenhouse, conservatory, herbarium, library
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Herbarium
Research or Reading Library

  CO
 
Evergreen
 
Humphrey Memorial Park
 
620 S Soda Creek Road
 
Evergreen  CO   80439
 
Phone   303 674-5429
 
Web Site  http://www.hmpm.org/
 
Alt Web  http://lariatloop.org/VirtualTour/Humphrey.html
 
Description  two story log home with collections from Humphrey family
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Era  1870
 
New or Updated:   6/18/2004

 
  Colorado
Trinidad
Baca House Trinidad History Museum
300 East Main
PO Box 377
Trinidad CO 81082
Phone 719 846-7217
Web Site http://www.coloradohistory.org/hist_sites/trinidad/bacahouse.htm
E-mail mailto:paulamanini@hotmail.com
Description 2 story adobe house in Victorian style
Building Type Adobe
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 1873


  CO

  Trinidad

  Bloom Mansion Trinidad History Museum

  300 East Main

  PO Box 377

  Trinidad    CO           81082    

  Phone   719 846-7217

  Web Site  http://www.coloradohistory.org/hist_sites/trinidad/bloommansion.htm

  E-mail  mailto:paulamanini@hotmail.com

  Description  house owned by cattle baron

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Era  1882

  New or Updated:             8/11/2005

 
 
    CT
 
Darien
 
Bates-Scofield Homestead
 
45 Old Kings Highway North
 
Darien  CT  06820     
 
Phone  203 655-9233
 
Web Site  http://historical.darien.org/default.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.darien.lib.ct.us/historical/
 
Description  house museum with herb garden, library, and art exhibition galleries
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1736
 
Owner/Operator:  Darien Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003
 

  CT

  Fairfield

  Ogden House & Gardens

  1520 Bronson Road

  Fairfield  CT   06426    

  Phone  203 259-1598

  Web Site  http://www.fairfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ogdonhouse.html

  Description  restored 18th century saltbox house with period garden

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Era  1750

  Owner/Operator:  Fairfield Historical Society

  New or Updated:  5/18/2006

 
  Connecticut
Niantic
East Lyme Historical Society
Shore Road
Niantic CT 06357
Phone 860 739-6070
Alt Phone  386 822-7330
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.botanique.com/bincgi/detail.cfm?idnum=5678
Description Historic house with period herb garden
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 1660
 
 

  CT

  Ridgefield

  Keeler Tavern Museum

  132 Main Street

  PO Box 204

  Ridgefield  CT   06877    

  Phone  203 438-5485

  Web Site  http://www.keelertavernmuseum.org/

  Description  one time  stage coach stop, hotel, and even home of architect

                    Cass Gilbert now exhibits period furniture and exhibits described by

                    costumed guides

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type  Tavern

  Collection A-F  Costumes

  Collection G-M   Furniture

  Collection N-Z   Photography

  Research   Archives

  Owner/Operator:  Keeler Tavern Preservation Society

  New or Updated:  7/4/2007

 
  Connecticut
Waterford
Harkness Memorial State Park -- Eolia
275 Great Neck Road
Waterford CT 06385
Phone 860 443-5725
Web Site http://dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/harkness.htm
Description 42 room Eolia mansion, summer home of Harkness family, gardens
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Collection N-Z Paintings
Era 1902
Owner/Operator: CT Dept. Environmental Protection
New or Updated: 04/06/2003

Connecticut
Woodbury
Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden
Hollow Road
PO Box 245
Woodbury CT 06798
Phone 203 263-2855
Web Site http://theglebehouse.org/
E-mail mailto:ghmgjg@snet.net
Description "birthplace of American Episcopy" and 1927 garden
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Collection A-F Furniture
Group Identity Episcopal
Era 1750
Owner/Operator: Seabury Society for Preservation of Gleve House
New or Updated: 04/09/2003

 
   
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