Seeking Eden: An Exploration of Garden History at Blount Mansion

Blount Mansion
Event Location: 
Blount Mansion
When: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:30am

You are invited to join the Blount Mansion on Saturday morning, May 11, 2019, for a special event highlighting the beautiful gardens at Blount Mansion. At 10:30 a.m., Staci Catron, Director of the Cherokee Garden Library at Atlanta History Center, will give a presentation about her new book, Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens. Afterwards, you will enjoy a box lunch followed by a tour of Blount Mansion and Craighead-Jackson gardens.

Catron was acquainted with Edith Henderson, the pioneering female landscape architect who designed the garden behind the Craighead-Jackson House, and curates Henderson’s papers. The presentation will include information about Henderson’s work here.

$25 per person (includes lunch).

Also, you can make reservations by visiting blountmansion.org or by calling 865-525-2375 or by sending a check to Blount Mansion, P.O. Box 3791, Knoxville, TN 37901

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