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  MD

  Edgewater

  London Town & Gardens

  839 Londontown Road

  Edgewater  MD  21037    

  Phone  410 222-1919

  Web Site http://www.historiclondontown.com/

  E-mail  mailto:londontown@historiclondontown.com

  Description  23 acre park with 17th-18th century archaeology, William Brown

                    House, woodland garden, native & imported municipal plant garden

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Era  1760

  Owner/Operator:  Anne Arundel County

  New or Updated:   7/13/2007

Maryland
Hollywood
Sotterley Plantation
44300 Sotterley Lane
MAIL: PO Box 67
Hollywood MD 20636
Phone 301 373-2280
Web Site http://www.sotterley.com/history.htm
Toll Free 800 681-0850
Description early Tidewater plantation with manor house, slave cabin, customs warehouse, formal garden, outbuildings
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Building Type Plantation
Era 1717
New or Updated: 06/25/2003

Maryland
Monkton
Ladew Topiary Gardens
3535 Jarretsville Pike
Monkton MD 21111
Phone
410 557-9570
Web Site
http://www.ladewgardens.com/visit.html
Description 15 garden rooms of shaped bushes on 22 acres by well-known gardener, house is also open for tours
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Collection N-Z Topiary
New or Updated: 07/01/2003

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  MD

  Towson

  Hampton National Historic Site

  535 Hampton Lane

  Towson  MD   21286    

  Phone 410 823-1309

  Web Site www.nps.gov/hamp

  Description  MANSION CLOSED FOR REPAIR a/o 4/07: 27 historic structures and

                    garden at historic plantation

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type  Plantation

  Group Identity  African American

  Era 1790

  Owner/Operator:  NPS

  New or Updated:  4/24/2007

  MD
 
Wheaton
 
Brookside Gardens
 
1500 Glenallan Avenue
 
Wheaton                  MD                    20902  
 
Phone              301 962-1400
 
Web Site      http://www.mc-mncppc.org/parks/brookside/
 
Description      50 acre display garden Dutch, Japanese, Korean gardens
 
Type of Resource       Nature
 
Primary Focus    Garden
 
Research /Reading     Library
 
Owner/Operator:     Montgomery County
 
New or Updated:                   12/2/2003

    ME
 
Franklin
 
Franklin Historical Society Memorial Park
 
Route 200
 
Franklin  ME  04634    
 
Phone  207 565-2223
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  2 acre garden
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Building Type  Church
 
New or Updated:  08/29/2003

  ME
 
Standish
 
Marrett House
 
Route 25
 
Standish                     ME    04084    
 
Phone   207 642-3032
 
Web Site  http://www.spnea.org/visit/homes/marrett.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.mainemuseums.org/htm/1562.htm
 
Description  occupied by the same family for three generations, garden restored to                     1920's-30's era
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Era  1789
 
Owner/Operator:  SPNEA
 
New or Updated:   12/8/2003

 
  Michigan
Ann Arbor
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 North Dixboro Road
Ann Arbor MI 48105
Phone 734 998-7061
Web Site http://www.lsa.umich.edu/mbg/
Description 350 acres with trails, conservatory with 1200 plants, four nature trials, varied habitats
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility Botanical
Owner/Operator: University of Michigan
New or Updated: 05/09/2003
 
    MI
 
Detroit
  Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
 
Belle Isle Park
  MAIL PO Box 14693 Detroit 48214
  Detroit MI  48207    
 
Phone  313 852-4064
  Alt Phone  313 852-4065
  Web Site  http://www.ci.detroit.mi.us/recreation/centers/M/belle_isle/belleM.htm
  E-mail  mailto:bibsjan@AOL.com
  Alt Web  http://www.bibsociety.org/sys-tmpl/door/
 
Description  almost 10o year old conservatory, owned by city with active private                         support group
 
Type of Resource  Nature
  Primary Focus  Garden
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical
  Owner/Operator:  Belle Isle Botanical Society
  New or Updated:  08/02/2003

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

 
 

  MI

  East Lansing

  WJ Beal Botanical Garden

  412 Olds Hall

  MSU

  East Lansing MI   48824    

  Phone   517 355-9582

  Web Site  http://www.cpp.msu.edu/beal/

  E-mail  mailto:telewski@cpp.msu.edu

  Description  4500 species of plant, arboretum

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  Owner/Operator:  Michigan State University

  New or Updated:   8/2/2004

 
  Michigan

  Grand Rapids

  Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

  1000 East Beltline Ave NE

  Grand Rapids  MI  49525    

  Phone  616 957-1580

  Web Site www.meijergardens.org

  Toll Free 888 957-1580

  Description  trails, boardwalk, outdoor sculpture park, children's garden, carnivorous

                    plant house, farm garden

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Collection N-Z   Sculpture

  New or Updated:  8/31/2007

 

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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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