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Barrington Hills -- Brinker Hills Farm

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref6754
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65f4e5ba1-f556-4b63-a53c-67cedba39612
General
"The gardens include a perennial garden (English style) and a rock garden leading up to the pool area. The driveway is lined with hosta, impatiens, and perennials. The waterfall pond area is planted with impatiens, tuberous begonias and perennials. The lake area is home to native grasses, wildflowers and water plants."
"The 50 acres are part of what once was a dairy farm. The main house is made up of 3 houses built in Massachusetts in 1699, 1720, and 1805, and moved to this location in the early 1920's by flatbed railroad car."
Persons associated with the property include: Russell A. Pettengill (former owner 1922 to 1932); Orville Ceasar (former owner 1932 to ?);Lyman Smith (former owner ? to 1964); Pat Patten (former owner 1964-1967); Charles Eugen Gagnon (sculptor); Victor Salmones (sculptor); Luke Burros (gardener and landscaper 1975 to 1987); John Suchy (water and prairie landscaper 1991 to 1995); Raul Guijarro (gardener 1987); Bob Kelly (arborist 1996); Mary S. McCarthy (photographer).
Former owner
Pettengill, Russell A.
Ceasar, Orville
Smith, Lyman B.
Patten, Pat
Sculptor
Gagnon, Charles Eugene
Salmones, Victor
Gardener
Baros, Luke
Designer
Baros, Luke
Gardener
Suchy, John
Designer
Suchy, John
Gardener
Guijarro, Raul
Arborist
Kelly, Bob
Photographer
McCarthy, Mary S.
Provenance
Garden Club of Barrington
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
Brinker Hills Farm (Barrington Hills, Ill.)
United States of America -- Illinois -- Barrington Hills
Topic
Gardens -- Illinois -- Barrington Hills
Former owner
Pettengill, Russell A.
Ceasar, Orville
Smith, Lyman B.
Patten, Pat
Sculptor
Gagnon, Charles Eugene
Salmones, Victor
Gardener
Baros, Luke
Designer
Baros, Luke
Gardener
Suchy, John
Designer
Suchy, John
Gardener
Guijarro, Raul
Arborist
Kelly, Bob
Photographer
McCarthy, Mary S.
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Illinois
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.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Identifier
AAG.GCA, File IL103
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.
Bibliography
Garden has been featured in North Shore Magazine, April 1986.
Scope and Contents
Materials relating to the private garden located in Barrington Hills, Illinois. The folder includes slides, descriptions of slides, plans, Real Estate advertisement, list of plants, with a description and worksheet done by GCA researcher Patricia Mead. This garden includes sculptures by Charles Eugene Gagnon and Victor Salmones.
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
Brinker Hills Farm related holdings consist of 1 folder (20 35 mm. slides)
AAG.GCA_ref6754
Large EAD
AAG.GCA
AAG
Record ID
ebl-1643208220039-1643210179237-1
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