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    The Smithsonian’s First Garden

    • Date: May 31, 2018
    • Creator: Lisa Fthenakis
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_9273,size=500,center]Have you ever heard of Smithsonian Park? If you are visiting the Smithsonian today, probably not. But if you had visited the Smithsonian in the 1850s, it would have been one of the first things you experienced.Smithsonian Park occupied the area between the Smithsonian Institution Building, or the Castle, and Downtown Washington,

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    Smithsonian Gardens

    • Date: September 4, 2018
    • Description: During debates about the Smithsonian’s founding, the idea of using James Smithson’s bequest for a botanic garden was included in several drafts of the bill considered by Congress. In 1850, President Millard Fillmore commissioned America’s preeminent landscape designer Andrew Jackson Downing to design plans for the National Mall, including grounds around the Smithsonian Castle,

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  5. Historic Pictures

    Smithsonian Gardens

    • Date: September 5, 2018
    • Description: Smithsonian Gardens was established in 1972 as the Horticultural Services Division of the Office of Plant Services to provide appropriate landscaping outside of Smithsonian museums and decorative greenery inside Smithsonian buildings. Today, Smithsonian Gardens is an accredited museum that provides living classrooms and urban sanctuaries for Smithsonian visitors.History of

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    Link Love: 12/6/2013

    • Date: December 6, 2013
    • Creator: Mitch Toda
    • Description: Link Love: a weekly blog feature with links to interesting videos and stories regarding archival issues, the Smithsonian, and history.

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  9. The Mars Rover Spirit took this sublime view of a sunset over the rim of Gusev Crater, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) away. Taken from Husband Hill, it looks much like a sunset on Earth—a reminder that other worlds can seem eerily familiar. Sunset and twilight images help scientists to determine how high into the atmosphere the Martian dust extends and to look for dust or ice clouds. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Texas A&M/Cornell.

    Link Love: 1/10/2014

    • Date: January 10, 2014
    • Creator: Mitch Toda
    • Description: Link Love: a weekly blog feature with links to interesting videos and stories regarding archival issues, the Smithsonian, and history.

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  11. Finding Aid

    SIA RU009629, Smithsonian Gardens, Smithsonian Gardens Oral History Interviews, 2011

    • Date: 2011
    • Creator: Smithsonian Gardens
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    Smithsonian Gardens Awarded AAM Accreditation

    • Date: April 24, 2013

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  15. Middlegate Japanese Gardens, Pass Christian, Mississippi.

    Link Love: 8/26/2011

    • Date: August 26, 2011
    • Creator: Catherine Shteynberg
    • Description: How photos from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Gardens help preserve the memory of gardens (such as the Middlegate Japanese Gardens pictured above) that are now gone. The Museum of the Future has a great roundup of videos and blogs about museums, technology, and media. An update on earthquake damage at the Smithsonian, and hear Smithsonian Secretary (and earthquake

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  17. Blog Post

    Valentine’s Day: Love is Blooming

    • Date: February 14, 2012
    • Creator: Courtney Bellizzi
    • Description: Need a date idea for Valentine’s Day? Let the Smithsonian help you out with a tour of its Enid Haupt Garden.

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  19. Spring 1987, Enid Haupt Gardens, by Unknown, 1987, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 87-5210-18.

    Spring 1987, Enid Haupt Gardens

    • Date: 1987
    • Creator: Unknown
    • Creator: Unknown

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  21. Anacostia Neighborhood Museum's Vegetable & Flower Gardens

    Anacostia Neighborhood Museum's Vegetable & Flower Gardens

    • Date: 1982
    • Creator: Capilongo, Chris
    • Creator: Capilongo, Chris

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    Link Love: 2/11/2011

    • Date: February 11, 2011
    • Creator: Catherine Shteynberg
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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