Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Primitive Men – Garden Statues

A pair of Primitive Men stand on the path between the House and the Brick Garden. The original inspiration for the two figures may date from 1913. The British artist, Glyn Philpot, created the 28 inch tall clay model during … Continue reading

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John Borie, architect of The House and formal gardens

A pair of Sphinx guard the stairs leading from the front of Robert Allerton’s Monticello House to the reflecting pond. The exact date of their installation is unknown. John Borie, the architect of the House and Brick Garden, rendered scaled … Continue reading

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Many thanks to The Park Volunteers and Staff

Friday night’s Concert in The Park welcomed a large crowd to enjoy Kilborn Alley’s performance of blues with guest vocalist, Abraham Johnson. After several years absence, the increased turn out each month for this season reveals that this venue of live … Continue reading

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