Belle Isle Conservatory

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Geographical coordinates: 42.3422 -82.9794

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English Belle Isle Conservatory

The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (commonly and locally known as the Belle Isle Conservatory) is a greenhouse and a botanical garden located on Belle Isle, a 982-acre island park located in the Detroit River between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario near the Canada–United States border. The park itself consists of 13 acres of preserved land for the conservatory and its botanical garden.Opened in 1904, the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is the oldest continually-running conservatory in the United States. It is named for Anna Scripps Whitcomb, who left her collection of 600 orchids to Detroit in 1955.

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English Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

This greenhouse and botanical garden covers 13 acres (53,000 m2). Built in 1904, it is the nation's oldest conservatory, designed by Albert Kahn, and rebuilt 1952-1954 with aluminum replacing its original wooden beams. It was named in honor of Anna Scripps Whitcomb in 1953, who left her 600-plant orchid collection to the city. Rare orchids were saved from Great Britain during World War II and transported to the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory.

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Italian Conservatorio Anna Scripps Whitcomb

uesta serra e giardino botanico copre 53.000 m2. Costruito nel 1904, è il più antico giardino d'inverno della nazione, progettato da Albert Kahn e ricostruito nel 1952-1954 con l'alluminio che sostituisce le sue originali travi in legno. È stato chiamato in onore di Anna Scripps Whitcomb nel 1953, che ha lasciato alla città la sua collezione di 600 piante di orchidee. Orchidee rare furono salvate dalla Gran Bretagna durante la seconda guerra mondiale e trasportate al Conservatorio Anna Scripps Whitcomb.

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