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Brookgreen Gardens is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. An Italian Futurist sculpture by Umberto Boccioni at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City (MoMA). ... A nature reserve is an area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research. ... Pawleys Island is both an Atlantic coast barrier island and an incorporatated town in Georgetown County, South Carolina. ...

Image:Brookgreen pledge 9741.JPG Pledge of Allegiance at Brookgreen Gardens Image taken by me, released under GFDL Pollinator 16:45, 19 Feb 2004 (UTC) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

It is the creation of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington of Connecticut, who purchased the old Brookgreen rice plantation and some neighboring land to open the garden to the public in 1932. Situated on Waccamaw Neck in Georgetown County, South Carolina between the Waccamaw River and the Atlantic coast, it is the country's oldest and largest sculpture garden. It is also a nature and historical preserve with a small zoo, and a nature exhibition center. There are boat tours to Sandy Island, and a self-guided nature trail to show off the 2000 identified species of life, including the majestic longleaf pines, the Spanish moss draped live oaks, and vistas of the river and adjacent marshland. Glenna Goodacre is an artist best known for having designed the Sacagawea Dollar that entered circulation in the United States in 2000. ... Dorothea Lange photograph of Japanese-American students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance The Pledge of Allegiance is a promise or oath of allegiance to the United States, and to its national flag. ... Pawleys Island is both an Atlantic coast barrier island and an incorporatated town in Georgetown County, South Carolina. ... Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington (American sculptor, 1876 - 1973) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice refers to two nerds (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans. ... Part of a garden in Bristol, England A flower bed in the gardens of Bristol Zoo, England Checkered flower bed in Tours, France A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Georgetown County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... The Waccamaw River is a river, approximately 140 mi (225 km) long, in southeastern North Carolina and eastern South Carolina in the United States. ... The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of the earths surface. ... Free monkeys islands at the São Paulo Zoo Panda enclosure at Chiang Mai Zoo Visitors feeding and petting tamed marmots at the Parc Animalier des Pyrenées Aquarium with a dolphin at the Barcelona Zoo Sea lions at the Melbourne Zoo For other uses of the term Zoo... Binomial name Pinus palustris Mill. ... Binomial name Tillandsia usneoides (L.) L. Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) closely resembles its namesake (Usnea, or beard moss), yet is not a moss at all. ... Binomial name Quercus virginiana Mill. ... This article is about marsh, a type of wetland. ...


About 550 works of American figurative sculpture are displayed at the Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington Sculpture Garden. Many of the works are creations of sculptress Anna, but other artists are also featured. An Italian Futurist sculpture by Umberto Boccioni at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City (MoMA). ...

Image:Heron9805.JPG Great blue heron Waccamaw River at Brookgreen Gardens Image taken by me, released under GFDL Pollinator 16:48, 19 Feb 2004 (UTC) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

Great Blue Heron, Waccamaw River at Brookgreen Gardens
Pawleys Island, South Carolina

Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington first visited the property in 1929. They were captivated by beauty of it, so they purchased nearly 10,000 acres (40 kmĀ²) of forest, swamp, ricefields and beachfront. They intended to establish a winter home on the Atlantic, but Anna saw the potential of the property and they quickly began to develop her vision. Archer, stepson of philanthropist Collis Huntington, and Anna have donated property and contributed much to US arts and culture in a number of states. Her sculpture of Joan of Arc is a feature of New York City's Riverside Park. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Pawleys Island is both an Atlantic coast barrier island and an incorporatated town in Georgetown County, South Carolina. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A freshwater swamp This article is about the wetland type (a landform). ... A philanthropist is someone who devotes his time, money, or effort towards helping others. ... Collis Potter Huntington (October 22, 1821 – August 13, 1900) was one of the Big Four of western railroading (along with Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins and Charles Crocker) who built the Southern Pacific Railroad and other major interstate train lines. ... Joan of Arc, c. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Riverside Park is a scenic waterfront public park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, consisting of a narrow four-mile strip of land between the Hudson River and the gently curving rise-and-fall of Riverside Drive. ...

Image:Brookgreen reading 9739.JPG Len Ganeway by Derek Wernher (in Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina) Image taken by me, released under GFDL Pollinator 16:54, 19 Feb 2004 (UTC) File links The following pages link to this file: Newspaper Brookgreen Gardens Categories: GFDL images ...

Reading the newspaper: Brookgreen Gardens
Pawleys Island, South Carolina

The Atlantic Coast side was later leased to South Carolina to form Huntington Beach State Park. Pawleys Island is both an Atlantic coast barrier island and an incorporatated town in Georgetown County, South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 320 km 420 km 6 32°430N to 35°12N 78°030W to 83°20W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012... Huntington Beach State Park is a small, but spectacular coastal preserve near Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. ...


Brookgreen Gardens is designated a National Historic Landmark. USS Constitution. ...


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The Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington Sculpture Garden was founded on the grounds of the Brookgreen Plantation in 1931.
These gardens, famous for their delightful presentation of sculpture in a garden setting, are equally well known for the quality of this sculpture.
Brookgreen Gardens is the beneficiary of Anna's Animal life studies.
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Brookgreen Gardens at Murrell's Inlet in South Carolina.
Brookgreen Gardens owns over 500 works by more than 200 American sculptors, including most of the major figurative artists of the past 130 years.
All of the walkways in the sculpture gardens are paved.
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