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Naumkeag Garden

The house was designed in 1885, by Stanford White. The garden, by Nathan Barrett included an allee and two terraces. Mabel Choate inherited the house and from 1926 onwards developed the gardens with Fletcher Steele as her landscape architect. Their work included the Afternoon Garden, the Chinese Garden with a Moon Gate and the Blue Steps. The latter is the garden's most famous feature. A flight of steps with arched blue recesses and a white Art Nouveau handrail ascends through paper-white birch trees.
Photograph © Oxford Botanica/Adam Hodge
Photograph © Oxford Botanica/Adam Hodge
Photograph © Oxford Botanica/Adam Hodge
Photograph © 2000 TTOR/P. Rocheleau

5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, USA, MA 01262

Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day. Daily. Open 10am to 5pm.

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