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History of Greenhouses in America - Lecture at Lyman Estate

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Historic New England's Lyman Estate Greenhouses are among the oldest greenhouses in the United States.

Join Greenhouse Manager and plant expert Lynn Ackerman for an illustrated talk that reveals how the Lyman Estate fits into the history of greenhouses and related technology in America. Find out how nineteenth-century plant enthusiasts looked to Europe for inspiration on building structures to house decorative and edible plant collections.

The lecture takes place in the ballroom at the Lyman Estate. Then visit the greenhouses and enjoy a large collection of plants.

Advance tickets required.

Please call 617-994-5913 for more information, or buy online.

Lyman Estate

185 Lyman Street
Waltham, MA

Sponsor(s): Historic New England
Time(s): 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $15
Phone: 617-994-5913

Published on Monday, February 04, 2019.
All information is subject to change.

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