Butterfly cutout at Callaway Gardens
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue Man
N 32° 49.888 W 084° 51.255
16S E 700847 N 3634643
Quick Description: This one is located outside of the Cecil Day butterfly center at Callaway Gardens.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2011 10:38:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMCTBN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
The Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center is located at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia. It is North America's largest, glass-enclosed tropical conservatory.

The center was named in honor of Cecil B. Day, a philanthropist and the founder of Days Inn. His wife, Deen Day Sanders, donated artwork and financial assistance to Callaway Gardens in his honor.

Opening in 1988, the center houses over a thousand butterflies of over fifty different species. There is a theater room that continuously plays the film Wings of Wonder, an award-winning documentary that examines the life-cycle of a butterfly.

The center has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification award which indicates that the building was designed, constructed, and is maintained in ways that are environmentally friendly.
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