Victorian Garden Opens in South Yard

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The Victorian Garden, in the South Yard to the west of the Arts and Industries Building, opens. It is the work of the Office of Horticulture, and is the Smithsonian's first major horticultural display.


  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • Office of Horticulture
  • South Yard


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1976, p. 231
  • Torch, 11/1976, p. 1

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


September 27, 1976


  • Firsts
  • Grounds
  • Gardens
  • Special events
  • Gardens, Victorian

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