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Wild Flower Walk with Cornelia Warren

What Walk
When May 17, 2009
from 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Where Cedar Hill, 265 Beaver Street
Contact Name Cindy Hutchison
Contact Email chutchison@walthamlandtrust.org
Contact Phone 781.893.3355
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Join Cornelia Warren for a wild flower walk at Cedar Hill!

***Here are some scenes from our Wildflower Walk.


Our walk, led by "Cornelia Warren" (also known as WLT board member Lesya Struz), will take place at the height of the spring wildflower season, when the woods and fields of Cedar Hill will be ablaze with trillium and other wildflowers.

From the 1850's on, the S. D. Warren family acquired land in Waltham. The largest tract was located on both sides of Beaver Street just east of the Lyman Estate lands. This tract, the Warrens' homestead, was known as Cedar Hill. Upon the death of her mother, Cornelia Warren acquired Cedar Hill and ran a successful farm and dairy operation there. She was a leader in the development of sustainable agriculture with innovative uses of the property. Ever the philanthropist, she instructed her trustees to partition the Cedar Hill estate and give the lands to institutions which would preserve the lands for public education and enjoyment. In spite of changes to ownership of the former Cedar Hill estate, the people of Waltham continue to benefit from her largesse.

Free and open to the public. Please wear long pants (to protect against poison ivy) and sturdy shoes. Straw hats optional!

Light refreshments willl be served. Reservations requested so that there will be sufficient food for all attendees. Please email us or call (781) 893-3355 by May 15.

 


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  Cornelia Warren (Lesya Struz) 2008       Trillium                                    Lady's Slipper                         Lily of the Valley


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