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Green Animals Topiary Gardens

380 Cory's Ln, Rhode Island 2871 USA

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Reasonable
Closed Now
Opens Tue 10a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
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“oldest & most northern topiary garden in the United States”

It is a small country estate in Portsmouth was purchased in 1872 by Thomas E. Brayton (1844-1939), Treasurer of the Union Cotton Manufacturing Company in Fall River, Massachusetts. It consisted of seven acres of land, a white clapboard summer residence, farm outbuildings, a pasture and a vegetable garden. Green Animals is the oldest and most northern topiary garden in the United States. In addition, Green Animals remains as a rare example of a self-sufficient estate combining formal topiaries, vegetable and herb gardens, orchards and a Victorian house overlooking Narragansett Bay.

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Reviewed by
toriortega

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
June 03, 2017
Rated 3.0

Gorgeous property wth beautiful topiaries! Very different from the other "mansion" properties but still on the same pass.

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Reviewed by
sarahn77

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
August 05, 2014
Rated 3.0

$15pp for one location (breakers/mansions run by same people), $20 for breakers+topiary, or $32 for 5 different locations.

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Reviewed by
KitchenBich

  • 5 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
September 22, 2020
Rated 4.0

Older topiary are structural supported not as “wow” as newer. $18 to visit this and two other gardens in the area. Nice short walk. 45-60 if you linger

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Reviewed by
stanton411

  • 3 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
September 24, 2015
Rated 2.0

Cool place but 15.99$ to enter is pricy

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Green Animals Topiary Gardens

380 Cory's Ln
Rhode Island
2871 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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