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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Join Winterthur garden guides, Candy Dunson and Susan Smith-Habelow, for a walk to explore the garden where Henry Francis du Pont once had his personal golf course. Visit the caddy stand and other areas of his original course. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of […]

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July 9, 2014 – Winterthur’s Visitor Center started its life with a different name assigned by Henry Francis du Pont, head gardener and clerk of the works. How it came into being, as a result of Winterthur Museum’s opening to the public in October 1951, is the subject of this talk by Charles Hummel, Curator Emeritus at […]

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Yes, Winterthur has entered “spring:  the sequel.”  It took a little time for it to arrive, but the garden now is entering its best season where a weekly visit is highly recommended. To celebrate the abundance of flowers and the artful placement of plants in the landscape by Henry Francis du Pont, white directional arrows will […]

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Do you find the Winterthur Garden hard to navigate?  Unsure where the path may lead you?  Is the newly emerging foliage obscuring your view of the Museum (the main referencing point when out “in the wild”)?  Well fear no more! The white arrows have made their return and just in time to celebrate the glorious […]

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“The azaleas here this spring have been perfectly lovely, and every time I see a Kurume azalea I am grateful to the Japanese nation for having created such beautiful plants.” -H.F. du Pont, May 17, 1939 Maggie Lidz, Winterthur’s Estate Historian, has gathered a selection of quotes about Winterthur in spring. May at Winterthur has astounded […]

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