Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
McElroy Botanical Garden

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Institution Name: Southern Adventist University
Original/Historic Place Name: McElroy Botanical Garden
Location on Campus: 4841 Promenade
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
n.d.construction information unknown Unknown
Type of Place: Landscape site
Type of landscape–
Constructed water features:
Fountain.
Small-scale features:
Yes
Large-scale features:
Yes
Other characteristics:
McElroy Botanical Garden is a landscaped area which uses materials native to this part of Tennessee; the adjoining building houses the Biology department so it is useful for instructional purposes.
Materials: the gardens make use of a natural drain for the surrounding area that forms a "creekbed" which meanders through the garden; there is also a fountain built of large rock from the local area
    Function:
ca. 2004-present (2007)gardens

Significance:
Landmark designation:
none
Narrative: see below
References: see below
 

Narrative:
 

References:
I. Bibliographic sources:

None specified.

II. Location of other data:
 

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