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  Massachusetts
Beverly
Sedgwick Gardens at Long Hill
572 Essex Street
Beverly MA
Phone
978 921-1944
Fax 978 921-1948
Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/
E-mail neregion@ttor.org
Description house museum with primary focus surrounding gardens with 400 species on 100 acres
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Research or Reading Library
Era 1921

Massachusetts
Boston
Old North Church
193 Salem Street
Boston MA 02113
Phone
Web Site
http://www.oldnorth.com/main.htm
E-mail mailto:giftshop@oldnorth.com
Description the church whose steeple held the lanterns that signaled Paul Revere's famous ride - still an active congregation
Building Type Church
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 1723

  MA

  Canton

  Bradley Estate

  24688 Washington St (Route 138)

  Canton  MA   02021    

  Phone  781 401-3285

  Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/pages/282_bradley_estate.cfm?redirect=yes

  E-mail  mailto:babonner@ttor.org

  Alt Web http://bradleyestatefunctions.thetrustees.org/

  Description  Country mansion with 60 acres of gardens and woodland

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era 1902

  Owner/Operator:  Trustees of Reservations

  New or Updated:  7/3/2007


  MA

  Danvers

  Glen Magna Farms

  Ingersoll Street

  PO Box 381

  Danvers            MA      01923    

  Phone   978 774-9165

  Web        www.glenmagnafarms.org

  Description  estate of the wealthy since 1812, enlarged and gardens added over the

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Building     Farm

  Owner/Operator:  Danvers Historical Society

  New or Updated                           2/12/2006


Massachusetts
Framingham
Garden in the Woods
180 Hemenway Road
Framingham MA 01701
Phone
508 877-7630
Web Site
Description
botanical garden and woodland sanctuary, 1600 species
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
Research or Reading Library
 

 
 
   

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  MA

  Melrose

  Beebe Estate

  235 west Foster Street

  Melrose  MA   02176    

  Phone  781 665-9922

  Web Site http://www.beebeestate.org/more_info_mel.html

  E-mail  mailto:info@beebeestate.org

  Alt Web http://www.cbaland.com/projects/historic.htm

  Description  owned by the city, gardens restored to 1930s era

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Era  1828

  Owner/Operator:  City of Melrose

  New or Updated:   7/19/2006

 

  MA

  Milton

  Captain Forbes House Museum

  215 Adams Street

  Milton MA   02186    

  Phone  617 696-1815

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

  E-mail  mailto:forbeshousemuseum@verizon.net

  Description  home of  19th century China trade merchant, ship owner, designer,

                    writer, and philanthropist

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era   1833

  New or Updated:  4/20/2006

  MA
 
New Bedford
 
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
 
396 County Street
 
New Bedford               MA   02740    
 
Phone   508 997-1401
 
Web Site  http://www.rjdmuseum.org/
 
Description  Greek Revival house with Victorian gardens, built for whaling merchant
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Era  1834
 
New or Updated:   12/7/2003

Massachusetts
Northampton
Botanic Garden of Smith College
Lyman Plant House
College Lane
Northampton MA 01063
Phone
413 585-2740
Web Site
Description
historic greenhouses on college campus
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical

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  MA

  Stockbridge

  Berkshire Botanical Garden

  Route 102 & 183

  PO Box 826

  Stockbridge  MA   01262    

  Phone  413 298-3926

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

  Description 15 acre site since 1934

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  New or Updated:   6/20/2006

  MA
 
Waltham
 
Lyman Estate, The Vale
 
185 Lyman Street
 
Waltham   MA 02452    
 
Phone   781 891-4882
 
Web Site  http://www.spnea.org/functions/index.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.waltham-community.org/Lyman.html
 
Description  summer estate for 150 years now holds mansion greenhouse & gardens,
                   
now primarily used for functions
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Nature of Group or Site  Association
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Era  1793
 
Owner/Operator:  SPNEA
 
New or Updated:    1/22/2004

 
   
  Maryland
Edgewater
London Town
809 Londontown Road
Edgewater MD 21037
Phone
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Archaeology
Era 1760

Maryland
Monkton
Ladew Topiary Gardens
3535 Janetsville Pike
Monkton MD 21111
Phone
410 557-9570
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Collection N-Z Topiary

 
   
  Maryland
Towson
Hampton National Historic Site
535 Hampton Lane
Towson MD 21286
Phone
Web Site
www.nps.gov/hamp
Description 27 historic structures and garden at historic plantation
Building Type Plantation
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 1790

Maryland
Wheaton
Brookside Gardens
1500 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton MD 20902
Phone
Web Site
Description
Dutch, Japanese, Korean gardens
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Research or Reading Library

 
   
  Michigan
Detroit
Anna Scrips Whitcomb Conservatory
Belle Isle Park
Detroit MI 48207
Phone
313 852-4064
Web Site
Description
conservatory & botanical garden
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical

Detroit Garden Center
1460 E Jefferson Ave
Detroit MI  48207
Phone
313 259-6363
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Nature
Primary Focus: Garden

 
   
  Michigan
East Lansing
W J Beal Botanical Garden
412 Olds Hall
MSU
East Lansing MI 48824
Phone
517 355-9582
Fax 517 432-1090
Web Site http://www.cpp.msu.edu/beal/
E-mail mailto:chitt@gnds.msu.edu
Description 5 acre site with 5000 plant varieties serves as outdoor laboratory
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
 
  Michigan
Grand Rapids
Frederik Meijer Gardens
1000 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids MI 49525
Phone
616 957-1580
Web Site www.meijergardens.org
Description
Type of Resource
Nature
Primary Focus: Garden

Meijer Gardens & Sculptural Park
1000 East Beltline NE
Grand Rapids MI  49525
Phone
616 957-1580
Toll Free 888 957-1580
Web Site http://www.meijergardens.org/gardensofart_02.cfm
Description English Perennial & Bulb, New American, Nature Trail & Boardwalk, Arid Garden, Victorian Garden Parlor, Seasonal Display Greenhouse, Conservatory; sculptures throughout
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden

 
   
  Michigan
Midland
Herbert H Dow Gardens
1018 West Main Street
Midland MI 48640
Phone
517 631-2677
Toll Free 800 362-4874
Fax 989 631-0675
Web Site http://www.dowgardens.org/info/info.html
E-mail mailto:johnson@dowgardens.org
Description 110 acre garden, 1700 plant varieties, developed originally by chemical company founder -- tulips & Spring bulbs, Arboretum, crabapple, rhododendrons, evergreens, conservatory, roses
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
Research or Reading Library

Michigan
Tipton
Hidden Lake Gardens
6280 Munger Road
Tipton MI 49287
Phone
517 431-2060
Fax 517 431-9148
Web Site http://www.cpp.msu.edu/hlg/
Description landscape arboretum of MSU, 755 acres with 5 miles of trails, outdoor & indoor collections with public garden
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Arboretum

 
     
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