Gardens at Bamboo Brook

Gardens at Bamboo Brook (HMM4U)

Location: Far Hills, NJ 07931 Morris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.893', W 74° 42.443'

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Martha Brookes Hutcheson, renowned as one of America's first professional female landscape architects, lived at Merchiston Farm. Now called Bamboo Brook, from 1911 to 1959.

These gardens are an example of an early 20th-century landscape designed by Hutcheson in the mode of the country place era and embodies many of her design principles and ideals. In 1989 Merchiston Farm was listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places.

Funding has been made possible in part by the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust admisistered by the New Jersey Historic Trust / Sate of New Jersey.
HM NumberHMM4U
Year Placed2009
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 524709 N 4508998
Decimal Degrees40.73155000, -74.70738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.893', W 74° 42.443'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 53.58" N, 74° 42' 26.58" W
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Area Code(s)908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 170 Longview Rd, Far Hills NJ 07931, US
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