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    Jacksonville, Florida

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    Theodore, Alabama

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    Charlotte, North Carolina

The Southern Garden History Society is a group of enthusiasts and professionals that fosters and shares scholarly research about our historic gardens, cultural landscapes, and horticultural history through educational programs and publications. We celebrate the beauty and diversity of the South’s historic gardens and encourage their preservation and restoration so they may enrich the lives of others.

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A Garden Begins Anew
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On June 4, 2022, a garden originally planted in the 1840s will open at the Patapsco Female Institute, a school for young women that operated from … Read More

Latest Magnolia – Fall 2021
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The Cherokee Garden Library of the Atlanta History Center is the topic of the feature article of this Magnolia. Members may not only be surprised to learn about its vast collections, ongoing acquisitions, collection conservation... Read More

Historic Columbia Greenhouse
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Historic Columbia (HC) on August 4th officially broke ground on a state-of-the-art greenhouse and historically inspired gatehouse on the grounds of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens. … Read More

Rosemont Plantation Site Gains Acreage
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The South Carolina Conservation Bank and the Rosemont Preservation Society have announced an expansion of the land area preserved at the site of Rosemont Plantation in Waterloo, SC. The purchase of several parcels near Lake... Read More

Smith Farm and SGHS
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Featured Image: Smith Farm, the farmhouse. Photograph courtesy of Atlanta History Center. The August-September issue of Garden & Gun includes an article entitled Harvesting History, written … Read More

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