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1980s: Three masonry students (left) from Heritage High School lay brick edging on the central path. Workers (right)
with L. G. Flint, Inc. erect reproductions of Edward's large bird "apartments" mounted on their 30-foot poles.

Restoration Begins.

One of the first decisions that had to be made was to what period in Anne’s 70-year association with the garden should it be restored. Ultimately, Jane Baber White established the 1937 garden depicted in photographs as the benchmark. The first-phase restoration re-established fences, walkways, flower beds and other plantings. An Eagle Scout candidate also led fellow scouts in rebuilding Edward's grape arbor and pergola. Twenty-seven years later a second-phase restoration replaced that arbor and pergola with more historically accurate structures.