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Canaan -- Millstream

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref21444
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb628c6ca2f-9dd9-4084-93eb-f1ffcb0758ea
General
Millstream is a six acre alpine, woodland, and wildflower garden. It is the creation of the late Laura Louise and H. Lincoln Foster, botanical artist and authors. Rhododendrons and azaleas overlook a variety of plants including phloxes, primroses, saxifrages, and ferns, naturalized in a setting accented by rocks, a brook, and trees.
Persons associated with the garden include: Dorothy Haven (former owner, 1934 - 1969); Laura Louise Foster (former owner, 1969 - 1988); and H. Lincoln Foster (horticulturist, 1950 -1988).
Horticulturist
Foster, H. Lincoln
Former owner
Foster, Laura Louise
Haven, Dorothy
Provenance
Millbrook Garden Club
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
Millstream (Falls Village, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Litchfield County -- Canaan -- Falls Village
Topic
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Falls Village
Horticulturist
Foster, H. Lincoln
Former owner
Foster, Laura Louise
Haven, Dorothy
Provenance
Millbrook Garden Club
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Sponsor
A project to describe images in this finding aid received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care Initiative, administered by the National Collections Program.
Custodial History
The Millbrook Garden Club facilitated the submission of this garden's documentation.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Identifier
AAG.GCA, File CT284
Type
Archival materials
Collection Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Collection Rights
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Scope and Contents
The folder includes a worksheet and maps with features.
Collection Restrictions
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Related Materials
Millstream related holdings consist of 1 folder (33 35 mm. slides)
AAG.GCA_ref21444
Large EAD
AAG.GCA
AAG
Record ID
ebl-1643208220039-1643210177491-0
Canaan -- Millstream
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