“Gardens are living witnesses of those who made them, tended them, discovered new plants to go into them. Gardens cannot be separated from their origins or originators.” Anne Leighton, American Gardens of the Nineteenth Century
The Justin Morrill Homestead is one of the finest examples of a mid-nineteenth century gentleman’s farm existing in New England. Morrill’s hand drawn plans for his landscape reveal a man who was keenly interested in science, horticulture and landscape gardening.
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