US Botanic Gardens
Date(s) - 04/13/2014
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
U.S. Botanic Gardens
Sunday, April 13
RSVP by April 10 to the AHA office.
Our own Mary Page (Frisky) Hickey will talk about paintings in her collaborative book, “American Botanical Paintings: Native Plantings of the Mid-Atlantic”. We will view the paintings.
Depart Alexandria at 1 p.m., lecture at 2 p.m.
More than 200 years ago, George Washington had a vision for the capital city of the United States that included a botanic garden that would demonstrate and promote the importance of plants to the young nation. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1820, the U.S. Botanic Garden is one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America. Since 1934, it has been administered through the Architect of the Capitol – See more at: www.usbg.gov