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Sonnenberg Gardens Conservatory and greenhouses - Canandaigua, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 42° 53.810 W 077° 16.360
18T E 314445 N 4751863
Quick Description: The greenhouses and conservatory on the Sonnenberg estate are extensive. The are the first thing you see from the admissions booth at this private estate turned public park.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/14/2013 12:20:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMHJ0F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
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Long Description:
From the inception, these greenhouses hosted orchids, fruit trees, winter home for annuals for the formal gardens, even vegetables and flowers that were sent to the winter home of F.F. Thompson and Mary Clark Thompson on Madison Avenue, NYC, in the first decade of 1900's.

The central domed section of the conservatory contains palm specimens, with a coy pond and fountain at the entrance.
Type of Greenhouse: Botanical display - public

Type of Cover: Glass panel

What is the shape of this greenhouse: Traditional - vertical walls and a gable roof

Unique features: Conservatory is domed

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If you selected Other shape please describe it: Not listed

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