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Gardening at Leigh Farm

  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Leigh Farm Park | 370 Leigh Farm Road Durham, NC 27707
  • Cost: Free

We are digging into 19th century gardens at Leigh Farm Park!

We'll be having simultaneous programs for kids and adults! Kids will get to make their own stick art just like the Leighs! Adults will be able to see examples of the plants from the Leighs' mid-19th century garden & learn about Victorian gardens and flower meanings.

All ages. Free drop-in prorgram!

  • Website: durhamnc.gov
  • Contact Name: Celeste Purvis
  • Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Category: Free

Leigh Farm Park is a 82.8 acre property anchored by a seven-acre historic core listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic area includes the Leigh House (circa 1835), an early 19th century dairy, a mid-19th century slave cabin with notable stick-built chimney, smokehouse, corn crib, and a late 19th century well house and carriage house. The property also features a second mid-19th century slave cabin with a 1930 Rustic Revival log addition, an early 20th century tobacco barn and pack house, several mid-20th century residences, and wooded acreage that was historically open agricultural land.

The Durham-Orange Recreational Disc Association operates an 18-hole recreational and professional level disc golf course.

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