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6 edition of Gardens of Philadelphia & the Delaware Valley found in the catalog.

Gardens of Philadelphia & the Delaware Valley

by William M. Klein

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia.,
  • Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.,
    • Gardens -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-322) and index.

      Other titlesGardens of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley
      Statementby William M. Klein, Jr. ; photography by Derek Fell.
      ContributionsFell, Derek.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB466.U65 P485 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination327 p. :
      Number of Pages327
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1268931M
      ISBN 101566393132
      LC Control Number95000016

        The Best Location In Delaware's Brandywine Valley Conveniently situated off I between Wilmington, Newark and New Castle, we're just minutes from Philadelphia International Airport and only an hour from Baltimore Washington on: Continental Drive, Newark, , DE. Experience royalty and explore the elegant Du Pont mansions and gardens in Delaware. Visit the three must-see museums, each with its own personality and charm: Nemours for its elegance, Winterthur for its expansive gardens and Hagley for the DuPont legacy. Learn more here.

      Stretching from Trenton, New Jersey through Philadelphia and down to Newark, Delaware, this area (often called the Delaware Valley) offers more horticultural riches than a visitor can possibly see even in a couple of weeks of hectic garden hopping. In A Guide to the Great Gardens of . Philadelphia Zoo: W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA () America's first zoo, this 42 acre park-like zoo offers the Carnivore Kingdom, the Children's Zoo, the African Plains, the Bird House and Bird Lake, the Treehouse, Bear Country, the Primate Reserve, plus many indoor exhibits and a monorail. mammal species, bird species, and reptile and amphibian.

      In southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware, a group of DuPont family estates also opened for visitors, notably Longwood Gardens in Chester County, which opened to the public after the death of Pierre S. DuPont (), and sixty acres of naturalistic gardens at . The Winterthur Story. Welcome to Winterthur! Founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is an American Treasure. Regarded as one of America’s most beautiful historic homes and mansions, on par with Biltmore Estate, Monticello, and Hearst Castle, visitors marvel at du Pont’s elegantly-furnished room.


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