A Trail Garden Historical

A Trail Garden Historical (HM1TGO)

Location: Dearborn, MI 48128 Wayne County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 18.883', W 83° 13.973'

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Parallel to the Great Meadow, the Trail Garden offered visitors a more intimate garden-walk experience. As it meandered through shrub borders and woodland, the Trail Garden was full of surprises. Large semi-circular flower beds were planted with seasonal displays of spring bulbs and summer blooming perennials, which were watered by a state-of-the-art sprinkler system. After the Formal Rose Garden was built, the Trail Garden served a larger role in providing an attractive approach to the Rose Garden.

Designed in 1916 by landscape designer Jens Jensen, these informal outdoor rooms connect the Music Room Terrace, on the northwest side of the residence, to the Great Meadow and an adjacent meadow (redesigned as the Formal Rose Garden).
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HM NumberHM1TGO
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Placed ByHenry Ford Estate and MotorCities National Heritage Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 315987 N 4687134
Decimal Degrees42.31471667, -83.23288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 18.883', W 83° 13.973'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 18' 52.98" N, 83° 13' 58.38" W
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Area Code(s)313
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 577-661 Fair Ln Dr, Dearborn MI 48128, US
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