Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

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Gibbs-Smith

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS, located on the Ashley River near Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the world's last surviving nineteenth-century romantic gardens. It is where the largest and most ancient azalea and camellia collections were developed and where azaleas were first planted out of doors in a landscape setting.

The plantation also provides a unique experience for visitors. Its swamp garden boardwalk allows visitors to enjoy birding all year round; the nature train takes visitors on a long ride throughout the plantation; a street of slave cabins has been meticulously restored to provide an excellent history tour of African-American life; and the house tour shows the nature of post-Civil War life.



Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2009
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781423605478
1423605470
Branch Call Number: 712.6097 FELL
Characteristics: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 21 X 26 cm

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