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The Monolith: A Bit of History at the Heart of the Gardens

    By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home The Monolith, a well-known feature within Bellingrath Gardens, will reach its 70th anniversary in August 2021. In 1950, Walter Bellingrath contracted with McNeel Memorials of Marietta, Ga., to develop…

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Water, water, everywhere: The fountains of Bellingrath

By Dr. Bill Barrick, Executive Director From its earliest beginnings as a fishing camp, water was an important feature in the original design of Bellingrath Gardens. With so much natural water surrounding the site, it is interesting to see how…

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