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Mount Auburn Cemetery – NAX day 4

Photography by: Lindsey Kerr In rural countryside outside of Boston, before Frederick Law Olmsted designed the Emerald Necklace system, a new public space opened that had a profound impact on society. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831 by the … Continue reading

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Day 1 of NAX at The Arnold Arboretum

  (Photography by: Chunying Ling) We had perfect weather for our first day of NAX at the Arnold Arboretum.  We were greeted upon arrival by Former Fellow and Supervisor of Horticulture, Andrew Gapinski.  A few minutes later we met Michael … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Chanticleer

(written by Laurie Metzger, photographs by Chunying Ling) It was a sunny, sometimes cloudy– typically capricious Autumn day in Eastern PA when we made a visit to Chanticleer. A seeming anomaly in a region dominated by DuPont estates turned public … Continue reading

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Mt. Cuba Center

August 17, 2012 – Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE (written by Lindsey K. Kerr, photographs by Chunying Ling) Bright and early, the First Year Fellows and Dr. Lyons left Townsend Hall for Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware. Mt. Cuba … Continue reading

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Hagley Museum and Library

August 10, 2012 – Hagley Museum and Library, DE (written by Laurie Metzger, photographs by Lindsey K. Kerr) It was a rainy morning as we prepared to visit the Hagley Museum and Library. Being a 253 acre museum, with extensive … Continue reading

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Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden

August 19, 2011 – Chanticleer, PA (written by Quill Teal-Sullivan, photographs by Nate Tschaenn) The third destination for the First Year Fellows’ summer fieldtrip series was Chanticleer, a 35-acre estate garden along the Philadelphia mainline.  Once the home of the … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Tyler Arboretum

July 29, 2011 – Tyler Arboretum, PA (written by Martin Smit, photographs by Abby Johnson and Nate Tschaenn) With a documented history stretching back to 1681, when William Penn released the property to Thomas Minshall, the Tyler Arboretum has a … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Mt. Cuba Center

July 22, 2011 – Mt. Cuba Center, DE (written by Sara Levin, photographs by Quill Teal-Sullivan and Martin Smit) The First Year Longwood Graduate Fellows’ inaugural summer field trip was to the Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware.  Historically, this … Continue reading

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