Sunday, February 2, 2014

Dunaway Garden

Dunaway Garden is a lovely little jewel located about thirty miles south of Atlanta, Georgia, near the historic town of Roscoe.  Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, it was established in 1934 by famous stage actress, Hetty Jane Dunaway, as a theatrical training ground. Visitors can still see the old amphitheater where live performances were staged. 

Today, the garden is a popular place for weddings.  If you visit, be sure to see the Old Wedding Tree, which I'm sure has seen countless couples married under its sprawling branches!


Other features to visit are the Hanging Gardens and the Great Pool.

The garden is open on Friday and Saturday from  10:00 - 4:00 PM and Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00 PM.  Admission is $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children.

18 comments:

  1. You've found a lot of gardens in your area.
    Have they done any restoration on the old amphitheater?

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    1. Yes, they have. There are even performances given on it.

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  2. Looks like it would be perfect for weddings. I shot a wedding at a place called Orton Plantation near Wilmington and it turned out so beautiful.

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    1. Garden weddings are always so lovely!

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  3. i bet it is gorgeous for weddings!

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  4. That seems to be a beautiful place. I once visited a garden called Kenwood Gardens in the States but I can't remember where it was. Is it in that vicinity?
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    1. Kenwood Farm and Gardens is located in Kenwood, California. I know that's a popular site for weddings, too.

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    2. Doh! I should have said Longwood Gardens! Kenwood Gardens is a street near to where I live (and so is Longwood) - I don't know what I was thinking of.....
      I just looked it up it's in Pennsylania.

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  5. Me encantan las fotografías, son geniales. Ha estado un regalo el visitar tu bloc, te invito visitar el mio y si te gusta espero que te hagas seguidora.
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    1. Me alegro de que te guste las fotos. Gracias por seguirte. Voy a visitar tu blog.

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  6. Sounds like a great place to visit. I bet the weddings held there are quite beautiful. Thanks for sharing about this garden.

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    1. I'd love to see some of the wedding pictures photographers take in this garden!

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