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Historic Duluth Secret Garden Tour - Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 10 am to 4 pm
This enchanting garden tour will feature nine gardens in historic Duluth. Garden experts will be on hand. And Howard Brothers Hardware and Woody’s Nursery will showcase the latest in outdoor equipment and accessories. Also don’t miss the funky and fun garden art and raffle tickets on sale throughout the tour.
The locations of the gardens on tour are a secret. To get your map, and the shuttle, you must start the tour at the Strickland House Museum, 2956 Buford Hwy., Duluth, GA. There will be plenty of free parking. Tickets are $25.00, which includes the shuttle.
Tickets are now on sale at: Gwinnett Community Bank, Howard Brothers Hardware, Woody’s Nursery, Strickland House Museum, Main Street Merchants and Duluth City Hall.
Sponsors: City of Duluth, Gwinnett Community Bank, Howard Brothers Hardware, Park Café, The Home Depot-Johns Creek, Woody’s Nursery, Jim Lewk, Sassy Girl Design and Noble Village.
All proceeds benefit the Preservation of the Historic Strickland House and grounds, Home of the Duluth Historical Society.
If you have any questions, please contact Judy Wilson, President of the Duluth Historical Society, for information at firstname.lastname@example.org, call the museum at 770-232-7584 or check out our website http://www.duluthhistorical.org/Gardentour.pdf
When & Where
Duluth, GA Historical Society
The Duluth, GA Historical Society is located in the Historic Strickland House. The home, dated 1898, was the original home of Alice Strickland, first female mayor of Duluth, GA.
The Strickland House was also the first hospital in Duluth and eventually Alice's grand-daughter, Alice Strickland Ziegler, started the first Gwinnett Humane Society.
Artifacts, exhibits and pictures tell the history of Duluth from its first inhabitants, the Cherokee Indians, to its founder, Evan Howell. The home sits on 3 acres of wooden land. Guided tours and use of the facility for private events are available.
The museum is open Fridays and Saturdays, 12 to 3 pm. Admission is $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children.