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Shangri La Lecture Series: Plants as Reflections of Culture & Trends Lecture

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Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 (6:30 - 7:30pm)
2111 West Park Avenue Orange, TX 77630
409-670-9113

Lecturer---Jenny-McWilliams---11052015-WEBAs part of the Shangri La Lecture Series, learn about plant trends and landscapes!
{in partnership with The W.H. Stark House; held at Shangri La}

Throughout history, plant selections used in landscapes reflect the customs, traditions, and fashionable trends of the time. Cemeteries offer unique insights into traditional and trend-based plant use. As the Historic Cemetery Preservation Coordinator for the Texas Historical Commission, Jennifer McWilliams has traveled throughout Texas investigating and documenting plants that have been included in hundreds of cemetery landscapes.  She will share her discoveries and discuss how and why these plants were used.

$6 – adults, $2/$5 – children. Members free.

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