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Dawes Arboretum Garden

Photograph © Karl Gercens
Photograph © Karl Gercens
Photograph © Karl Gercens
Photograph © Karl Gercens
Beman and Bertie Gates Dawes bought the land in 1917 and began to transform their farm into what is now Dawes Arboretum. It has various collections, including a Japanese Garden designed by Makoto Nakamura in 1963, and a beautiful Cypress Swamp with a boardwalk.

7770 Jacksontown Rd SE, Newark, Ohio, USA, OH 43056

All year. Daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year. Open 7am to dusk.


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  • about 7 years by Dave 5 / 5

    Beautiful park to spend the day especially for you garden lovers.. I really enjoy this park and learning about it's history

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