May 6, 2019 – Stevens-Coolidge Place – Massachusetts

Tonight Shadow, Wilma, My Mom, and I Adventured to the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover, Massachusetts.  The Stevens-Coolidge Place is owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations.  It is a garden and a historic home that includes a museum.  The past residents included the Stevens family, one of the founder families of North Andover.

We had a floral Adventure to the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover, Massachusetts.  I was excited to start Mother’s Day week spending time with my amazing Mother.  She has joined us on many of our Adventures, and we were excited to explore a garden location on a lovely spring evening.  I had been curious about the Stevens-Coolidge Place for some time, having seen that it was a dog-friendly garden area and also not far from home.  I had read that they had a recent tulip event, so was hopeful for lots of beautiful color and blooms.  I think my expectations were a bit high as I thought there would be numerous flowers all over the property.  However, there were only small amounts of blooms, although still gorgeous.  We wandered around to different areas finding a singing fountain, appreciating the lineal landscape, and enjoying the architecture of the home.  Our favorite feature was the gorgeous center area that had tulips of all colors.

We took many photographs, had lots of laughter, and enjoyed breathing in the fresh spring air.  It was so nice to see the sun, something we have not seen for awhile in Massachusetts.  Throughout the evening Shadow and Wilma participated in many rolls and appreciated any and all guest attention.  Simple but just perfect.  We might just have to come back for a visit when there are more blooms (Rating:  3, Company – Perfection!)



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