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Explore the Gardens

Discover more about the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, including details on trees and plants, inscriptions, furniture, and ornaments. Parts of the Garden Video Tour are marked by red triangles. Click anywhere on the map below to find out more about a garden section.

Watercolor map of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens with red triangles indicating clickable points Ellipse Cherry Hill Catalogue House Crabapple Hill North Vista Ondine's Walk Star Garden Swimming Pool and Loggia Green Garden Orangery Garden Library and Ribbon Walk South Lawn East Lawn East Lawn Terrior Column and Enclosure Lovers' Lane Pool Melisande's Allee Orchard Herbaceous Border Arbor Terrace Fountain Terrace Rose Garden Urn Terrace Beech Terrace Pebble Garden Box Walk Kitchen Gardens Kitchen Gardens Prunus Walk Lilac Circle Forsythia Dell

Map art by Spencer Lenfield, 2016. Additional Garden Video Tour credits.

Oral History Interview with Holly Shimizu

Oral History Interview with Holly Shimizu, undertaken by Anna Bonnell-Freidin, Clem Wood, and Joe Mills in the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on August 7, 2008. At Dumbarton Oaks, Holly Shimizu was involved with the restoration of the Rose Garden in the 1990s.