Jamestown Historical Society

JHS Members Outing Blue Garden

Photo courtesy of Blue Garden, Newport, RI. Open by appointment_
Photo courtesy of Blue Garden, Newport, RI. Open by appointment.

"Recapturing this work of landscape artistry is intended to teach others about the intellectual and pragmatic challenges of restoring and preserving a garden of such historic significance"

-Blue Garden

Members of the Jamestown Historical Society  toured the Blue Garden in Newport on Thursday, July 8. The garden was created in 1913 by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Curtiss James using the Olmsted Brothers firm. The garden gradually deteriorated to ruin, its restoration begun in 2012 by Mrs. Dorrance Hamilton.

Visit the Town Hall to see the entire exhibit and please consider donating your Jamestown memorabilia to Jamestown Historical Society, contact info@jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

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