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This is the story of the first communal gardens in Greenwich, but throughout its history Greenwich residents would continue to come together to plant and harvest with an eye to the common good.
For over a century, Greenwich has been home to some of the most picturesque gardens in the United States. Designed by leading 20th-century landscape architects, these sprawling pleasure gardens often included sunken pools, sculpted fountains and an array of native and exotic plants.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Greenwich Historical Society reached out to the community to find artifacts that documented the times. GREENWICH, CT — Documenting
Now famously home to exclusive housing developments and luxury retailers, the Town of Greenwich began as an agricultural enterprise. Historically, this was a necessity. After
Sylvia Ann Howland Green Wilks (1871-1951) was the daughter of tycoon Hetty Green, aka “The Witch of Wall Street,” the richest woman in America during
Every year March is designated Women’s History Month by presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history. To mark