LOCATIONGreenwich Historical Society, Vanderbilt Education Center
39 Strickland Road,
Cos Cob, 06807, CT,US
CostFrom FREE; $25 suggested donation
- Contact: Marie Williams
- Email: [email protected]
Featured Description (from the owner)
Marian Cruger Coffin
The Knollwood Garden Club is pleased to offer its inaugural commemorative lecture on Marian Cruger Coffin (1876-1957), to be given by Nancy Fleming, author of the book, “Money, Manure, and Maintenance – Ingredients for the Successful Gardens of Marian Coffin” The event will be held on Thursday, October 14 at the Vanderbilt Education Center of the Greenwich Historical Society. Doors open at 6:30 pm with the lecture and reception held from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
Ms. Fleming’s lecture will illuminate the substantial and unique contributions of Marian Cruger Coffin which shaped the field of landscape architecture and garden design during the first half of the 20th century. The event includes a book signing and refreshments at the conclusion of the lecture. While admission is free, donations are welcome; $25 suggested donation. Seating limited; reservations advised. For reservations and information please contact the Knollwood Garden Club at 203-661-6856 or email [email protected]. All proceeds from the lecture will be devoted to Marian Cruger Coffin’s Seaside Garden, located on Greenwich Point.