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Lincoln Memorial Garden: A Prairie Treasure from Jens Jensen

When I was a child, one of the places my parents would take my brother and me was Lincoln Memorial Garden on the lake in Springfield, Illinois.¬† A 100-acre site with six miles of interconnected trails, it was the brainchild … Continue reading

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Before Public Parks: The Garden Cemetery…

Not long ago, my friend Paul and I took a stroll through Oak Hill Cemetery¬†in Georgetown. In my post “Gardens, Formal and Less So,” I was thinking about parks, landscape architecture, and city planning, and Oak Hill fits in all … Continue reading

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