Acadia Senior College

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Preserving New England's Gardens

Valencia Libby

Birch Bay Village Inn Library, Village Inn Road, off Crooked Road, Hulls Cove.
This course will examine New England’s changing landscape design styles over 250 years and the class will discuss how historic landscape preservation works and doesn’t work. This class will give students an overview of New England’s garden history to enrich their future travel.
About the instructor

Valencia Libby is a retired associate professor of landscape architecture and horticulture at Temple University. In 2004 she served as the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Landscape History in Portugal. She has authored numerous articles on landscape preservation and women's history. Val has previously presented similar classes for ASC in 2016 and 2017.

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