Hunter’s Home

Hunter's Home

Botany: A Women’s Science? April 29, 1850 Here’s a post for this day from Hunter’s Home – the only remaining pre–Civil War plantation home in Oklahoma. “Emily and Amanda stayed at Araminta’s for much of the day. They had a sweet potato roasting and then gathered flowers for pressing.  Emily kept an herbarium into which…

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April 29, 2021 Forsythia, Hunter’s Home Diary, Agnes Chase, Toni Morrison on spring, Life Among the Texas Flora by Minetta Altgelt Goyne, and Cornelia Vanderbilt

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Today we celebrate the botanical pastimes of two young women in Oklahoma back in 1850. We’ll also learn about a female botanical pioneer who specialized in grasses. We’ll hear some thoughts on spring from a beloved American author. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book featuring the letters from a Texas pioneer botanist. And…

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