Southern Garden History Society’s longtime friend Suzanne Turner is working on a team of professionals on the Nathaniel Russell House Kitchen Project of the Historic Charleston Foundation.
Suzanne Turner, known to her friends and associates as Susan, is well-known for her decades of work as landscape architect, master planner, landscape historian, scholar, author, and professor. Susan served from 1986 through 1997 as a board member of Southern Garden History Society and was featured on page 10 of the 2019 Magnolia Spring-Summer issue.
Suzanne Louise Turner, FASLA, was presented the first William Lanier Hunt Award in Birmingham, Alabama on April 27, 2019, at Southern Garden History Society’s Annual Meeing. The award is given to one who has made an exceptional contribution to the field of Southern garden history.
Susan is the landscape historian working with the Historic Charleston Foundation on the Kitchen House Project.
The team and process of studying and interpreting the lives of enslaved people at the Nathaniel Russell House is explored in this 12-minute video: