This lecture explores some of the great gardens and estates of the Main Line from the 1870s to 1930s. It looks at the changing garden styles and the work of noteworthy landscape architects such as the Olmsted Brothers, Ellen Biddle Shipman, Beatrix Farrand and Thomas Sears, and explores the outdoor world of estates like Dolobran in Haverford, Woodcrest in Radnor, and more.
Jeff Groff, retired Estate Historian for Winterthur Museum, takes viewers into the lavish outdoor world of the Main Line’s great historic mansions.
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Generously sponsored by the Haverford Trust Company