Green Spring Gardens - Alexandria, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 38° 49.469 W 077° 09.436
18S E 312728 N 4299510
Quick Description: Located in the center of Green Springs Gardens.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/22/2021 8:25:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM14KQF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
At the center of Green Spring Gardens is a Colonial home built in the mid 1700's and was used as a private residence until the property was donated to Fairfax County in 1970. Today it is a well preserved home that is on the national historic register of places. It is available for event rental.

Green Spring Gardens is a 31 acre botanical garden that focuses on practical landscaping and garden techniques that are designed for the Washington D.C. region. located on the property of what was once a historical homestead. The property was donated to Fairfax County in 1970. The gardens are filled with perennials, roses, boxwood hedging, greenhouse, woodland, native plant garden, pond, gazebo and more. There is a large volunteer contingency to upkeep the gardens so contributions are appreciated upon your visit.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1750

Architectural Period/Style: Colonial

Architect (if known): Macomber, Walter, Farrand, Beatrix

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Estate


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
none


Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Public

Related Website: [Web Link]

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Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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