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  Garden Pages:  AK-CA, CA-CT, DC-FL, FL-GA, GA-IL, IN-KS-KY, LA, MA MD-ME-MI, MO-NV, NYOH-TX, VA-ZZ  
  Indiana
Elkhart
Ruthmere
302 East Beardsley Avenue
Elkhart IN 46514
Phone 219 264-0330
Toll Free 888 287-7696
Fax 219 266-0474
Web Site http://www.ruthmere.com/
Description mansion full of sculpture & art, with conservatory and garden
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Research or Reading Library
Era 1908
 

  IN

  Madison

  Lanier Mansion SHS

  601  West First Street

  Madison  IN   47250    

  Phone   812 265-3526

  Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/StateHistoricSites/LanierMansion/index.aspx

  E-mail  mailto:laniermanager@seidata.com

  Alt Web  http://www.keywestshrimphouse.com/placesof.htm

  Description  Greek Revival mansion on the banks of the Ohio River built by early

                    state leader & businessman Franklin D Lanier, who left it to become

                    financier on Wall Street; occupied by his son until 1895

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era  1844

  Owner/Operator:  Indiana State Museum

  New or Updated:  4/17/2006

 

  IN

  Michigan City

  International Friendship Gardens

  US Highway  12

  PO Box 8834

  Michigan City IN 46360    

  Phone   219 878-9885

  Web Site  http://www.friendshipgardens.org/faq.htm

  E-mail  mailto:internationalfriendshipgardens@yahoo.com

  Description  gardens representing various nations

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  New or Updated:  11/15/2004

 

 
Indiana
Muncie
Minnetrista Cultural Center & Oakhurst Gardens
1200 N Minnestrista Parkway
Muncie IN 47303
Phone
Toll Free 800 4 CULTURE
Web Site *****
Description museum with art, history and science in 30 acre landscaped setting with neighboring 6 acre garden and environmental center in former mansion
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Garden

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  IN

  Porter

  Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

  1100 North Mineral Springs Road

  Porter  IN   46304    

  Phone   219 926-7561

  Web Site www.nps.gov/indu

  Alt Web http://www.gorp.com/gorp/resource/us_ns/in_india.htm

  Description  natural area at the southern end of Lake Michigan, with dunes,

                    beaches, prairies, swamps, bogs, butterfly preserve, heron rookery

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  New or Updated:  6/19/2006

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Indiana
Richmond
Hayes Regional Arboretum
801 Elks Road
Richmond IN 47374
Phone 765 962-3745
Web Site http://www.hayesarboretum.org/
E-mail mailto:rjwaltz@aol.com
Description native woody plants of Whitewater Drainage Basin, 500 acres, nature reserve, 1833 barn converted to nature center, beech-maple forest, oak-tulip experiment, fern garden, Indiana Rock collection
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Field of Study Science Facility Arboretum
  Kansas
Lucas
Garden of Eden
305 East 2nd St
Lucas KS 67648
Phone 785 525-6395
Web Site www.garden-of-eden-lucas-kansas.com
Description
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
 

  KS

  Wichita

  Botanica, the Wichita Gardens

  701 Amidon

  Wichita             KS           67203    

  Phone   316 264-0448

  Web Site  http://www.botanica.org/

  Description  Butterfly Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Rose, Wildflower, Sensory gardens

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             7/18/2005

 
 

  KY

  Clermont

  Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

  State Highway 245

  PO Box 130

  Clermont  KY   40110    

  Phone  502 955-8512

  Web Site  http://www.bernheim.org/

  E-mail  mailto:nature@bernheim.org

  Description  14,000 acres, 30 miles of trails, visitor center

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Arboretum

  New or Updated:  4/7/2006


Kentucky
Danville
McDowell House & Apothecary
125 South 2nd St
Danville KY 40422
Phone 859 236-2804
Web Site http://www.mcdowellhouse.org/tours.html
E-mail mailto:mcdhse@kih.net
Description home, shop and garden of surgeon credited with first successful removal of ovarian tumor
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Gardens
Building Type Commercial
Industry /Profession Medical
New or Updated: 06/04/2003
 
  Kentucky
Lexington
Bodley-Bullock House Museum
200 Market St
Lexington KY 40507
Phone 859 259-1266
Web Site http://www.lexjrleague.com/house1.htm
Description features cantilevered three story elliptical stairway, restored garden, snuff  bottle collection - HQ of Junior League
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Gardens
Collection A-F Bottles
Era 1844
Owner/Operator: Junior League of Lexington
New or Updated: 06/28/2003
 
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