39th Annual Meeting
Spend a weekend with us in “The oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase territory.” Visit historic Creole sites, homes and gardens along the Cane River, and the charming town made famous by the 1989 film Steel Magnolias.

Sunday Picnic and Nature Walk
Briarwood
Home of naturalist Caroline Dormon, Louisiana’s first female forester.
Watch for registration details January 2023.

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Past Annual Meetings

Carnton tintype
Tintype photo at Carnton Plantation of 2015 Annual Meeting attendees, courtesy of photographer Blake Wylie, www.blakewylie.com
2022 Mount Vernon, Virginia
2019 Birmingham, Alabama
2018 Jacksonville, Florida
2017 Lexington, Kentucky (Photo Gallery) (history of the James farm)
2016 Charleston, South Carolina (Photo Gallery)
2015 Nashville, Tennessee
2014 Savannah, Georgia
2013 Lynchburg, Virginia
2012 Richmond, Virginia
2011 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2010 Mount Vernon, Virginia
2009 Camden, South Carolina
2008 Athens, Georgia
2007 Annapolis, Maryland
2006 Fort Worth, Texas
2005 Fredericksburg, Virginia
2004 New Orleans, Louisiana
2003 Atlanta, Georgia
2002 Natchez, Mississippi
2001 Tryon Palace, New Bern, North Carolina
2000 Mount Vernon, Virginia
1999 Houston, Texas
1998 Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina
1997 Tallahassee, Florida
1996 Eastern Shore, Maryland
1995 Mobile, Alabama
1994 Williamsburg, Virginia
1993 Washington/Fayette Counties, Texas
1992 Charleston, South Carolina
1991 St. Francisville, Louisiana
1990 Mount Vernon, Virginia
1989 Savannah, Georgia
1988 Nashville, Tennessee
1987 Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia
1986 Montgomery, Alabama
1985 Annapolis, Maryland
1984 Natchez, Mississippi
1983 Atlanta, Georgia
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Southern Garden History Society Scholarships

For information about scholarships/fellowships/grants to attend the SGHS annual meeting, click here.