Monday, November 10, 2014

Gass House Garden Celebrates Completion of Phase I

by Carol Kagan, Master Gardener

Sign Recounts Patrick Gass' Life
A long view of the garden area
Today 39 people gathered for the formal opening of the Patrick Gass Garden. Borough Commissioners, Master Gardeners, local Historical Society members, and others heard a brief presentation about the concept and development of the Garden highlighted today by the recently installed sign.
Key coordinators of the Gass Garden
Arrowheads, a small knife and a number of coins were found at the site.

Bill Stead revealed to all, including Cindy Stead, archeological finds unearthed during work in the garden. Coins dating back to the 1600's plus arrowheads and a small knife.
Information about the Lewis and Clark Expedition on reverse of sign
After the presentation, attendees were treated to refreshments and had an opportunity to look at display materials about the Garden and the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Patrick Gass Historic Marker at the Site
Photos by Master Gardener Trey Gelbach

More information on Gass Garden
Gass Garden Background
Gass Garden - Timberrr
Gass Garden-Sod Busting and Soil Prep
Gass Garden Spring 2012 Planting
The Patrick Gass Garden
Gass Garden Spreads Its Wings

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