Chester in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gardens at Bamboo Brook
These gardens are an example of an early 20th-century landscape designed by Hutcheson in the mode of the country place era and embodies many of her design principles and ideals. In 1989 Merchiston Farm was listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places.
Funding has been made possible in part by the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust admisistered by the New Jersey Historic Trust / Sate of New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Architecture • Horticulture & Forestry • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
Location. 40° 43.893′ N, 74° 42.443′ W. Marker is in Chester, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from Longview Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located within Bamboo Brook Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester NJ 07930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Martha Brookes Hutcheson (here, next to this marker); Merchiston Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Pottersville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Peapack - Gladstone 9-11 Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Peapack- Gladstone Liberty Park (approx. 2.7 miles away); Moses Craig Lime Kilns (approx. 2.9 miles away); Peapack-Gladstone Lime Kiln Park (approx. 3 miles away); Milltown - A 19th Century Village (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 706 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.