George Washington's Garden

Since January 2005, there has been an effort underway at George Washington’s Mount Vernon to restore his garden to its 1799… read more

Since January 2005, there has been an effort underway at George Washington’s Mount Vernon to restore his garden to its 1799 appearance. Special collections librarian Michele Lee showed several documents in Mount Vernon’s collection that provide insight into Washington’s gardening practices. Then, in the Upper Garden, archeologist Esther White and horticulturist Dean Norton gave a tour of the work they directed in the garden’s reinterpretation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Lee, Michele Librarian George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens->Special Collections
  • Norton, Dean Director George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens->Horticulture
  • White, Esther C. Director George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens->Archaeology Department
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George Washington's Garden

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Program ID:
300962-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2011

Airing Details

  • Aug 20, 2011 | 5:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 4:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2011 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2011 | 9:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 1:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 5:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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