Roxanne Brouse, Landscape Architect with Rieley & Assoc. in Charlottesville, VA, has done extensive work on Beatrix Farrand's Maine landscapes. Her monograph, entitled 'The Public-Spirited Beatrix Farrand of Mount Desert Island', recently published by the Beatrix Farrand Society, is the first detailed guide to Farrand's collaboration with John D. Rockefeller Jr. on the carriage trails of Acadia National Park. Ms. Brouse will elucidate this lesser know facet of Farrand's career.
ROXANNE S. BROUSE, PLA, will speak about "Farrand's National Park Legacy" at
the Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Roxanne has worked on projects for the National Park Service including the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and extensive work on Beatrix Farrand's
Maine landscapes. Her monograph, 'The Public-Spirited Beatrix Farrand of Mount Desert Island', recently published by the Beatrix Farrand Society of
Maine, will be available for sale at the reception following her lecture.
There will be a Reception, Heirloom Plant Sale & Garden Boutique in the Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield following the lecture.