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): information unknown Unknown
Type of Place: Landscape site
Type of landscape–
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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
ca. 2004-present (2007)gardens

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