Abstract

Mary Hamlin, retired teacher and volunteer with the Cleveland Cultural Garden Federation, relates the history of the British Garden, originally called the Shakespeare Garden. Topics include the layout of the garden, famous visitors, sponsorship by the Daughters of the British Empire, and significance of the poets and artists represented in the garden. Hamlin provides an oral tour of the garden, and mentions plans for future additions to the garden, and relates some of the problems involved in creating new structures. Other topics include the role of the Federation in creating, maintaining, and promoting the gardens, and the activities offered to the public.

Creator

Hamlin, Mary (interviewee)

Creator

MacKeigan, Judith (interviewer)

Project

Cleveland Cultural Gardens series 1

Date

2-20-2009

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

26 minutes

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