Saturday 16 May 2020
Tree Walk at Bonaparte's Point Breeze
Trees at Joseph Bonaparte's Point Breeze.
Daniel Druckenbrod, Associate Professor, Department of Geological, Environmental,
& Marine Sciences, Rider University. Visit Point Breeze, home of Joseph
Bonaparte from 1816 to 1832. Bonaparte landscaped his property after the
French tradition, creating “one of the most significant, yet little known,
garden parks in American landscape history.” (C.A. Webster, J. Garden
History, 2012). The landscaping components prominently featured trees, some
of which may remain to this day. Based on his research at Monticello,
Mount Vernon, and other historical properties, Dr. Druckenbrod will
consider how trees fit into this French-inspired historical landscape and
the potential for interpreting this landscape today.
Meet at Divine Word Missionaries, 101 Park St., Bordentown, NJ. Please park near the gym,
building toward your left after you enter the property.
Sponsored by Friends for the Abbott Marshlands and Bordentown City Environmental
Contact info@ abbottmarshlands.org