Tour: The Art & History of the USBG

Event Date: 
Wed, May 17, 2017

Susan Klusman, USBG Volunteer
Ever wonder why the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory is located on its present site? What the architectural style of the building is? How Bartholdi's Fountain became part of the USBG? Where many of the first plants in the Conservatory originated? This walking tour will explore how historical currents, architecture, sculpture, and landscape architecture came together to create this grand garden. Please note: The program is canceled if it rains.

DATE: May 17
TIME: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Tour meets on the Terrace by the entrance to the USBG Conservatory
FREE: No pre-registration required