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.
Hamlin, Mary (interviewee)
MacKeigan, Judith (interviewer)
Cleveland Cultural Gardens series 1
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"Mary Hamlin Interview, 20 February 2009" (2009). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 800052_801005.