The Garden has long been a place for the exchange of ideas. In the 18th and 19thcentury, notable persons in the fields of art and science gathered here at this garden to walk its grounds and discuss abstract ideas and the issues of their time. The Garden was a place of ideas and imagination – where the passing of the seasons and the intimate connection to the tides could spark inspiration and creativity. Join us this season as we explore the land through new lenses and with new teachers. Arrive ready to contribute to the conversation.
The Geology of the Land: Where Coastal Plain Meets Piedmont
The geology of the land at Bartram’s Garden tells a story that spans millennia. This is true of all sites but at the Garden, the marks of change are still clearly visible. What can the geology of the Garden teach us about the people who lived here? How can it help us to envision the land and how it appeared and what it experienced through time?