Education

September 19, 2019

MAC Lab Meeting Room
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Free & Open to the Public

 

Speaker: Barbara Glickman


 

A History of Marylalnd through its Gardens

The history of horticultural highlights of approximately 11 gardens and their homes and owners will be covered in some detail, and these are: Historic St. Mary's City; Historic London Town and Gardens; Sotterley Plantation; Mount Harmon Plantation; Hampton National Historic Site; William Paca House and Garden; Montpelier Mansion; Riversdale House Museum; Glenview Mansion; Evergreen Museum & Library; and Cylburn Arboretum. Other sites she will discuss briefly include: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center; Baltimore Museum of Art Sculpture Garden; Wye Island Natural Resources Management Area; Cranesville Swamp; Brookside Gardens; Ladew Topiary Gardens, Antietam National Battlefield, and Monocacy National Battlefield.

 

About the Speaker

Barbara Glickman

Author Barbara Glickman has been an avid and active memeber of the DC gardening community for many years and is a memeber of the Acorn Garden Club and Great Falls Gardeners. Her extensive travels have taken her to gardens around the country and the world. She holds a Bachelors Degree in English from Franklin and Marshall College, a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan, and an MBA in Marketing from George Washington University. She has presented her book to numerous garden clubs, rotary clubs, libraries, and other community organizations, and has been a featured author twice at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. She worked in health care administration for twenty years and has lived in the Washington area for over thirty years.