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News: Help Solve A Garden Mystery - The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Gardens


January 08, 2019

Do you love gardens and the thrill of the hunt? The Garden Club of America Collection at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Gardens has images of numerous gardens across the United States that need a bit of sleuthing to be positively identified. Some images belonged to slide lectures that were dismantled over time or simply never were labelled. Regardless of how it happened, they are a mystery! If this garden looks familiar to you, let us know by contacting the Archives at 

To view more mystery gardens, please visit the Archives of American Gardens Mystery Page.

Kipp Garden, unknown location, 1960’s-1970’s.

Photo credit: "Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America Collection".



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