Vintage landscape: Redlands gate

The gate, Redlands, LoCThe Redlands estate is at Carter’s Bridge, near Charlottesville, Virginia.  All photos here taken in 1933, by Frances Benjamin Johnston, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

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Redlands is one of many Virginia houses associated with the descendants of Robert “King” Carter.  It is still owned by members of the Carter family and is open to the public during Historic Garden Week in the spring.

4 thoughts on “Vintage landscape: Redlands gate

    1. I think the really big boxwoods are a little more common in the mid-Atlantic, where the winter weather is more kind to them — although many old specimens in the D.C. area were very damaged in the snows of 2010 and 2011.

  1. I would love to tour the gardens and grounds! Those country homes in the Charlottesville area are so stately and gracious. Have a wonderful 4th, Cindy! Hope you are home for the festivities.

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