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Ohio
Akron
EcoTarium
Address
Akron OH
Phone
Web Site www.ecotarium org
Description home of Goodyear co-founder with extensive gardens
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
 

  OH

  Akron

  Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Inc

  714 North Portage Path

  Akron  OH  44303    

  Phone  330 836-5533

  Web Site  www.stanhywet.org/

  Toll Free  888 836-5533

  Description  home and estate of F A Seiberling, founder of Goodyear Tire & Rubber

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Conservatory

  Research  Archives

  Era  1912

  New or Updated:   5/16/2006

 

  Ohio
Cincinnati
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati OH 45220
Phone 513 281-4700
Web Site www.cincyzoo.org/
Description
Type of Resource Zoo
Primary Focus: Garden
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
 

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Ohio
Milford
Cincinnati Nature Center
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford OH 45150
Phone 513 831-1711
Web Site www.clermontcvb-ohio.com/01rparkcnc.html
E-mail mailto:cnc@cincynature.org
Description operates three sites in Cincinnati area
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
 
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Salem
 
Brunk House
 
5705 Dallas Hwy NW
 
Salem  OR  97304    
 
Phone   503 371-8586
 
Web Site  http://www.open.org/~pchs/Brunk.html
 
Description  19th century farmhouse & outbuildings
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Owner/Operator:  Polk County Historical Society
 
New or Updated:   3/20/2004
 
 

  OH

  Tiffin

  Grammes-Brown House

  172 Jefferson St

  MAIL:  PO Box 333

  Tiffin  OH  44883    

  Phone   419 447-4789

  Web Site  *****

  Description  by appointment - house & garden built in 1854

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Owner/Operator:  Tiffin Historic Trust

  New or Updated:  11/13/2004

 

 
 

  PA

  Erie

  Erie Zoological Park and Botanical Garden

  423 W 38th St

  PO Box 3268

  Erie  PA 16508    

  Phone  814 864-4093

  Web Site  www.eriezoo.org

  Description  500 animals of 100 species in garden setting

  Type of Resource Zoo

  Primary Focus Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  New or Updated:  3/11/2006


  PA
 
Fort Washington
 
Highlands Mansion & Garden
 
7001 Sheaff Lane
 
Fort Washington  PA  19034  
 
Phone   215 641-2687
 
Web Site  *****
 
E-mail  mailto:highlandshistorical@earthlink.net
 
Alt Web  http://www.valleyforge.org/VFDirectoryCliDetails.asp?CliID=9583
 
Description  18th century mansion   & 2 acre formal gardens
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Owner/Operator:  Highlands Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  12/29/2003

Pennsylvania
Kennett Square
American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboretums
351 Longwood Road
Kennett Square PA 19348
Phone 610 925-2500
Fax 610 925-2700
Web Site http://www.aabga.org/
Description organization for gardens almost 500 gardens in list
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Association
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical

Pennsylvania
Kennett Square
Longwood Gardens
Rt 1
Kennett Square PA 19348
Phone 610 388-1000
Web Site www.longwoodgardens.org
Description over 1000 acres, 40 different gardens & conservatory
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden

 
   
   

  PA

  Philadelphia

  Glen Foerd On the Delaware

  5001 Grant Avenue

  Philadelphia  PA  19114    

  Phone   215 632-5330

  Web Site  www.glenfoerd.org

  Description  riverfront estate includes mansion, grounds, boat and carriage houses

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  New or Updated:     3/14/2006


  PA
 
Philadelphia
 
Wyck
 
6026 Germantown Avenue
 
Philadelphia PA    19144    
 
Phone   215 848-1690
 
Web Site  http://www.wyck.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:http://www.wyck@wyck.org
 
Description  home to 9 generations of one family, 1820 rose garden
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
Era  1690
 
New or Updated:    5/8/2004

  PA
 
Pittsburgh
 
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
 
614 Dorseyville Road
 
Pittsburgh    PA   15238    
 
Phone   412 963-6100
 
Web Site  http://www.aswp.org/beechwood.html
 
Description  134 acres, 5 miles of trails
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve
 
Owner/Operator:  Audubon Society of Western PA
 
New or Updated:    5/11/2004

  PA
 
Pittsburgh
 
Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
 
One Schenley Park
 
Pittsburgh   PA    15213
  Phone   412 622-6914
 
Web Site  http://www.phipps.conservatory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:phipps@phipps.pgh.pa.us
 
Description  13 glasshouse rooms in 1893 building
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Conservatory
 
New or Updated:  5/13/2004

  PA
 
Pittsburgh
 
Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden
 
4905 Fifth Avenue
 
Pittsburgh  PA 15213
 
Phone   412 621-6566
 
Web Site  http://www.rodefshalom.org/biblicalgarden.asp
 
Description  Plants of the Bible and with Biblical names
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical
 
New or Updated:  5/14/2004

 

  RI

  Bristol

  Blithewold Mansion,Gardens & Arboretum

  101 Ferry Road

  Bristol                         RI            02809    

  Phone   401 253-2707

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@blithewold.org

  Description  45 room mansion on Narragansett Bay

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Arboretum

  Era  1906

  New or Updated:             8/22/2005
 

  RI

  Newport

  Elms

  Bellevue Avenue

  Newport  RI

  Phone   401 847-1000

  Web Site  http://tickets.newportmansions.org/mansion.aspx?id=1002

  Alt Web  http://www.visitri.com/current_category.1629/companies_list.html

  Description  one of the first Newport mansions built fully electrified, 10 acres of park & sunken   garden

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era  1901

  New or Updated:  11/12/2005

 

  RI

  Portsmouth

  Green Animals Topiary Garden

  380 Corys Lane

  Portsmouth  RI           02871    

  Phone   401 683-1267

  Web Site  http://tickets.newportmansions.org/mansion.aspx?id=1003

  Description  80 pieces of topiary, dating from 1905, on self-sufficient estate

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor

  Collection N-Z  Topiary

  New or Updated:         12/19/2005

 
  South Carolina
Clemson
South Carolina Botanical Garden
102 Garden Trail
Clemson University
Clemson SC 29634
Phone 864 656-3405
Web Site http://virtual.clemson.edu/groups/scbg/
E-mail mailto:scbg@clemson.edu
Description 288 acre garden with numerous areas, historic house, arboretum
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
 
   SD
 
Yankton
 
Cramer-Kenyon Heritage Home & Jencks Memorial Garden
 
509 Pine Street
 
Yankton  SD
 
Phone  605 665-6470
 
Web Site  http://www.yankton.net/stories/010604/yan_takealook.shtml
 
Description  Queen Anne home, paintings by Alice Bullfinch Cramer, original furnishings
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Era  1886
 
New or Updated:  5/28/2005
 
    TN
 
Gallatin
 
Cragfont Museum House
 
300 Cragfont Rd
 
Gallatin  TN   37066    
 
Phone   615 452-7070
 
Web Site  http://www.sumnercountytourism.com/programdetail.cfm?ID=1&SID=1&TID=1&     DID=1
 
Alt Web  http://www.ilovegardens.com/Tennessee_Gardens/tennessee_gardens.htm
 
Description  home of Revolutionary War General James Winchester
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Era  1802
 
New or Updated:   4/11/2004

  TN
 
Knoxville
 
Crescent Bend Armstrong Lockett House
 
2728 Kingston Pike
 
MAIL PO Box 2466, Knoxville 37901
 
Knoxville  TN     37919    
 
Phone   865 637-3163
 
Alt Phone   865 544-3000
 
Web Site  http://www.korrnet.org/cresbend/index.html
 
Description  house with 18th century furniture, formal gardens with 9 terraces & 5
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Collection A-F Decorative arts
 
Collection N-Z  Silver
 
Era  1834
 
New or Updated:   4/15/2004

Tennessee
Memphis
Dixon Gallery & Gardens
4339 Park Ave
Memphis TN 38117
Phone 901 761-2409
Web Site www.dixon.org
Description art museum located in former mansion amid gardens
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Garden

 
 

  TX

  Austin

  Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

  4801 La Crosse Blvd

  Austin             TX           78739    

  Phone   512 292-4100

  Alt Phone   512 292-4100

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

  Description  300 acres, 500 species of native plants,16 gardens, nature trails, rooftop rainwater harvesting system, aqueduct, learning center

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  New or Updated:             8/26/2005
 

Texas
Beaumont
Big Thicket National Preserve
2912 FM 420 Road
Beaumont TX 77625
Phone 409 246-2337
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
 

  TX

  Houston

  Bayou Bend

  1 Westcoot Street

  MAIL PO Box 6826 Houston 77265

  Houston  TX   77007    

  Phone  713 639-7750

  Web Site http://www.mfah.org/bayoubend/main.asp?target=home

  E-mail  mailto:bayoubend@mfah.org

  Description  home of Ima Hogg, 28 period rooms of American decorative arts

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Era  1928

  Owner/Operator:  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

  New or Updated:  12/21/2006

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  TX

  San Antonio

  Japanese Tea Gardens

  3875 N St Mary's Street

  San Antonio   TX 78212    

  Phone   210 735-0663

  Web Site  http://hotx.com/sunkengarden/

  Description  former limestone quarry holds Japanese garden

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Group Identity   Japanese

  New or Updated:  8/28/2004

Texas
San Antonio
San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Place
San Antonio TX 78209
Phone 210 207-3263
Web Site www.sabot.org
E-mail mailto:donpylant@sabot.org
Description global and local plants
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
 
 

  TX

  Waco

  Earle-Harrison House and Pape Gardens

  1901 North 5th Street

  Waco   TX  76708    

  Phone   254 753-2032

  Web Site  http://www.earleharrison.com/visit.htm

  E-mail  mailto:info@earleharrison.com

  Description

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  New or Updated:  9/29/2004

 
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