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PHOTOS: The Ribbon-Cutting for The Ann Bartram Carr Garden

Mayor Jim Kenney and many more were in attendance.
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    Bonnie Lafferty, Pat Miller and Peg DeGrassa|HughE Dillon

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    Justin DiBerardinis, Martrenzi Roy and Bob Allen|HughE Dillon

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    Julia Aguliar and Zach Webber|HughE Dillon

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    Selfie with the Senator. Simeon Gonzalez and Sen Williams|HughE Dillon

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    Sen Williams talks to students National Park Service conservation program, as well as|HughE Dillon

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    Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe. Board President of the John Bartram Association.​

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    Choral singers kicked off the grand opening ceremonies|HughE Dillon

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    Mayor Jim Kenney thanks guests for attending |HughE Dillon

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    Senator Anthony Williams thanks the community with students from National Park Servic|HughE Dillon

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    Senator Anthony Williams and Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell 6188- Students from Natio|HughE Dillon

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    Guests enjoy a cold treat from Little Babies Ice Cream |HughE Dillon

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    Bartram's Garden Executive Director Martrenzi Roy, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell a|HughE Dillon

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    Guests stroll through the garden under shade of their parasols |HughE Dillon

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Last Thursday, the Ann Bartram Carr Garden, the only 19th century flower garden in Philadelphia, celebrated its grand reveal after undergoing a $2.7 million restoration project. Speakers and guests included Mayor Jim Kenney, Bartram President Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, Senator Anthony Williams, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell, Bartram Executive Director Maitreyi Roy, over 100 donors, friends and descendants of Bartram family and children from Woodland Academy.

For more information on Bartram’s Garden, visit: bartramsgarden.org


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