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Lockerly Arboretum
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TNMC4413
N 33° 03.636 W 083° 13.632
17S E 292065 N 3660210
Quick Description: Lockerly Arboretum in Milledgeville includes public gardens and a mansion built in 1852, Rose Hill. Garden plantings include azaleas, camellia, conifers, holly, rhododendron, and viburnum. Guests are invited to walk the trails and enjoy nature.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/5/2015 6:52:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMNBC3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member J.A.R.S.
Views: 1

Long Description:
Lockerly Arboretum includes 50 acres of gardens, an American Conifer Society Reference Garden, walking trails, and a pond. Our plantings feature flowering shrubs such as camellias and azaleas, as well as hollies, perennials, annuals, and a variety of trees including oaks and magnolias. Activities include walking the trails, enjoying a picnic lunch, watching birds and wildlife, and exploring the historic mansion.

Lockerly Arboretum is operated by the Lockerly Foundation, a nonprofit organization established in 1965 by E.J. Grassmann. The original 26-acre estate has been expanded to 50 acres and includes a public garden, a horticultural education center, and the historic Rose Hill mansion. The gardens provide a beautiful setting for rehearsal dinners, weddings, and receptions.
Arboretum address:
1534 Irwinton Rd
Milledgeville, GA

Arboretum web site: [Web Link]

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