13jun10:00 amFeaturedWashington History Club in the Morning: Washington Gardens and Gardeners, Past & PresentGunn Historical Museum10:00 am Washington Senior Center, 6 Bryan Hall Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794
Just about everyone who has ever lived in Washington, CT has grown flowers or vegetables in a garden at their home. Throughout history, gardening was either for sustenance or for
Just about everyone who has ever lived in Washington, CT has grown flowers or vegetables in a garden at their home. Throughout history, gardening was either for sustenance or for pleasure. Many Swedish, Irish and Italian immigrants tended the gardens of the Washington’s great estates. There were also florists, nurseries, and landscaping companies in Washington like the Morning Glory Flower Shop. The Washington Garden Club was founded in 1914 and has been beautifying our community for over 100 years. What do you grown in your garden in Washington? Who were Washington’s great gardeners over the past three centuries? Bring your memories, stories, photographs and objects to share about Washington gardens and gardeners, past and present!
The Washington History Club in the Morning is a program of the Gunn Historical Museum and meets at the Washington Senior Center to discuss the history of Washington, Washington Depot, Marbledale, New Preston and Woodville. Share your memories and stories with the group or just come and listen to the fascinating conversation about our town’s past. Bring your photos and objects for show and tell!
Everyone attending this free indoor in-person program is required to wear a face mask.
(Monday) 10:00 am
Washington Senior Center
6 Bryan Hall Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794