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      Seeking Eden: An Exploration of Garden History at Blount Mansion in Knoxville


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      May 11, 2019

      Saturday  10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

      200 W. Hill Ave., Knoxville, TN
      Knoxville, Tennessee 37902

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      Seeking Eden: An Exploration of Garden History at Blount Mansion

      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, we will enjoy a box lunch followed by a tour of Blount Mnansion 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.

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