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Blithewold

101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114)

Bristol, Rhode Island 02809

~Blithewold Re-opens the Gardens!!

**There’s just one catch…you must pre-register to be admitted. Click here to make your reservation.**

Blithewold is a 33-acre summer estate with grand views of Narragansett Bay and is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully developed and authentic examples of the Country Place Era. The property features a 45-room mansion filled with family heirlooms, and is framed by a series of lovely gardens that range in character from mysterious to exotic and from poetic to practical. An exceptional collection of rare and unusual plants, specimen trees, an accessible greenhouse, and whimsical stonework project a character that is romantic, fresh, and inspiring – and unique to Blithewold.

Our Mission is to preserve New England’s finest garden estate through excellence in horticulture and historic preservation, and by our example to teach and inspire others.

Link to website: https://www.blithewold.org

~View their preservation projects: https://www.blithewold.org/about/preservation/

Image Credit: blithewold.org

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