Bartram’s Garden

Bartram's Garden

A Horticultural Landmark Today the Philadelphia Botanical Club took their very first field trip to Bartram’s Garden. In 1850, Andrew McCalla Eastwick (1806-1879), an engineer and the inventor of the steam shovel, bought the 46-acre Bartram estate from John Bartram’s granddaughter, Ann Bartram Carr. Eastwick had banked a personal mint after building railroads for Czar…

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