Digital Commonwealth

Stickney Estate.

Stickney Estate.

Item Information

Title:
Stickney Estate.
Description:
Large house in right background. The Stickney estate is the current grounds of the Perkins School of the Blind. Josiah Stickney specialized in dahlias, which were a new variety of flowers. He also had orchards and fruit and flower gardens for which he hired many of the Crawford family members to cultivate. He almost left his estate to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society for experimental gardening. Look to the right behind the trees to see the house.
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Houses
Subjects:
Stickney, Josiah--1789-1876
Neighborhood--Massachusetts--Watertown
Real property--Massachusetts--History
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
City and town life--Massachusetts--atertown
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
Permalink:
Terms of Use:
Management Restrictions apply. See application form at http://watertownlib.org/research/historic-watertown/photographs
Contact host institution for more information.
Identifier:
figure 419