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


March 03, 2020

Tobie Garden, Location Unknown

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, please let us know by contacting the Archives at

Learn more about this garden image on the AAG website. 

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


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

Photo Credit: Tobie Garden, between 1914 - 1949, unknown location



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