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Start Date: 10/3/2011
End Date: 10/3/2011
Event Times: 2 pm

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Phone: 920-886-6315

Vintage Wisconsin Gardens Book Event in Neenah


Wisconsin Historical Society Press author Lee Somerville will talk about her book, "Vintage Wisconsin Gardens: A History of Home Gardening," at Neenah Public Library. She will also be available to sign books.

As Wisconsin's population moved from farmsteads into villages, towns and cities, the state saw a growing interest in gardening as a leisure activity and source of civic pride. In Vintage Wisconsin Gardens, Somerville introduces readers to the region's ornamental gardens of the 19th and early 20th centuries, showcasing the "vernacular" gardens created by landscaping enthusiasts for their own use and pleasure.

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

Venue: Neenah Public Library

Address: 240 E Wisconsin Ave

City: Neenah

Event Location URL: http://www.neenahlibrary.org

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