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Mission Statement

Opened in 1897, Elizabeth Park is a City of Hartford park listed on the National Register of Historic Places and home to the nation's oldest municipal rose garden which contains some 15,000 roses.

The park has numerous display gardens, specimen trees, historic greenhouses and acres of greeen space for rest and recreation. Welcoming over half a million annual visitors from around the country and the world, Elizabeth Park is open daily, year-round and is free to all.

Founded in 1977, Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a non-profit organization that works with the City of Hartford to maintain and preserve the gardens and grounds and to promote the park as a vibrant local, regional and national treasure.

Description

Founded in 1977, Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a non-profit organization that works with the City of Hartford, Connecticut to maintain and preserve the gardens and grounds of Elizabeth Park. We do this through fund-raising and volunteerism.

As a small non-profit, we rely on volunteers to help us maintain the various display gardens of this 102 acre horticultural park. These include: rose, bulb/annual, shade/rock, heritage rose, perennial, hosta and native gardens.

Our need for volunteers is ongoing throughout the growing season (April-December) and we welcome individual volunteers as well as corporate, civic, horticultural, academic and religous groups.

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http://www.elizabethparkct.org

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