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query re railroad station gardens

  • Subject: [cg] query re railroad station gardens
  • From: "Sally McCabe" <smccabe@pennhort.org>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 13:18:26 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

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-----Original Message-----
From: DNscribe@aol.com [mailto:DNscribe@aol.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 11:55 AM
To: smccabe@pennhort.org
Subject: query re railroad station gardens

I'm researching a possible article for
Preservation  magazine (published by The National Trust for Historic
Preservation) on the subject of station gardens, that is, gardens planted
around railroad stations.  Apparently, at the turn of the last century,
was fierce competition among communities across the country to see whose
garden would be the most impressive as people arrived in town at the
 We're interested in finding out if communities are  reviving, not the
competition, but the concept of elaborate gardens near railroad stations.

Thanks for your help.

Best regards,
Diane Ney
(202) 338-0126

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