Botanical Garden, Children's, Park
Botanical Garden, Park
Oldest City Park in Indianapolis 1881.
Historic Conservatory and Formal Gardens with large fountains.
Part of the largest National Registered Historic Places “park and boulevard system”.
Gardens completely renovated in 1999.
Gary, South Dakota
Cemetery, Children's, Culture, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Natural History, Park
Museum, log cabin, country school, old postoffice and general store, nature area, trout in creek on property, old jail house
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, General, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park
Busy as life can be, sometimes you just need to get away, right away. Welcome to the Genesee County Parks, Michigan's largest county park system. With more than 11,000 acres of woods, rivers, lakes, trails, beaches and campgrounds, getting away in the great outdoors is as close as one of the 21 Genesee Parks. When your routine starts to feel a little too routine, slip away to Mid-Michigan's favorite outdoor playground. It's just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.
Botanical Garden, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or the blazing color of autumn, the Garden offers a tranquil setting to enjoy the beauty of each passing season. Established in 1951, Luthy Botanical Garden encompasses five acres and offers over a dozen theme gardens, a Conservatory, a garden gift shop educational programming, numerous events, a rotating sculpture exhibit and magnificent floral displays.
History, Historic House, Park, Specialized
Built in 1927 at Dubuque, Iowa by the U. S. Government, the S.S. Thorpe inaugurated barge service on the upper Mississippi . The first of four steamboats built for the revival of river transportation, it was the first to move barges from St. Louis north to St. Paul. It remained in service there until 1940, when it was sold to Armco Steel Corp. and put in service on the Ohio River. Armco renamed it the George M. Verity after their founder.
Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Park, Science
The young boy known as the “Plant Doctor,” tended his secret garden while observing the day to day operations of a successful 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his journey to becoming a renowned scientist of agriculture.
Art, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Science
A 19th century living history museum with costumed interpreters who share the history of the region as they continue the daily activities of their community; whether in the farmhouse, fields, one-room school, or the grist mill. Ride the logging train.
The Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites Department manages the 64 state parks and historic sites most of which are open from Tuesday through Saturday from 9-5 and Sunday 2-5:30.
Stone Mountain, Georgia
The Museum interprets Georgian military history from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf War.
General, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Earthship Corp. was formed by Sue Blakely, a tireless worker and believer in Vic Cook's approach to improving society. She is living in a forest with no outside utility hook up. Sue is living "off the land" in a beautiful handmade log cabin of her own design. Her cabin sets on a plateau on a hillside over looking a creek and a wet land.
East Haddam, Connecticut
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park, Specialized
Glendower’s lawn maintains a very sophisticated social presence and is available for event rentals. Call the society at 513-932-1817 for information.