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A Closer Look at Montpelier's Annie duPont Garden (PDF in new tab)

The Annie duPont Garden is a beautiful, unique, and historic part of Montpelier, the home of our fourth president James Madison and his wife, Dolley. Montpelier Horticulturist Allyson Marruffo describes this French Neoclassical garden as “dynamic and full of life,” and shares that the garden’s history is her “favorite part of it.” Madison’s original garden was almost four acres and was made up of a variety of native fruit trees, vegetables, flowers, and shrubs, as was customary in the gardens of the early 19th century...
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