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News 2011: (US) Elizabethan Garden Tour (Washington, D.C.)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 04, 2011 - 02:25 AM

Folger Shakespeare Library
Address:

201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

“Explore our garden, inspired by herbal references in Shakespeare's plays and also incorporating plants popular in his time, including lavender, creeping thyme, and English ivy; a knot garden; and Shakespearean statues by American sculptor Greg Wyatt. Folger docents offer insights into plantings, Elizabethan customs, and more.
  

Docent-led garden tours are offered at 10am and 11am on the first and third Saturday of each month, April through October.

The Elizabethan Garden is open year-round, Monday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm, and before most Folger performances for self-guided tours.“

Visit the Folger [2] website for more details on tours and availability.  (Sep 19–Oct 1, tickets: Free)

 

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