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Clarke County Historical Markers

1891 First Garden Club


  • Source: Ed Jackson
  • Marker: 1891 First Garden Club
  • Location: S. Lumpkin and Bocock Streets, UGA North Campus, Athens

1891

FIRST GARDEN CLUB

FOUNDERS’ MEMORIAL GARDEN WHICH

COMMEMORATES THE FOUNDERS OF AMERICA’S

FIRST GARDEN CLUB. THE LADIES GARDEN

CLUB ORGANIZED IN 1891, ATHENS, GEORGIA.

THIS GARDEN WAS DEVELOPED ON

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA CAMPUS BY

UNIVERSITY’S LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

DEPARTMENT AND THE GARDEN CLUB OF

GEORGIA.

PRESENTED BY LADIES GARDEN CLUB

1950