Monday, June 26, 2017

Heritage Day

Mrs. Mary Ferguson, the last known person to have helped construct the Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) during the recovery period of the nation’s Great Depression, passed on Sunday, April 16 at age 97. Just two weeks ago, the NBG hosted its 9th Heritage Day on April 8 to commemorate the garden’s beginning and had prepared […]

NORFOLK The Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) will host the 9th annual Works Progress Administration (WPA) Garden Heritage Day Celebration on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to noon. This year’s celebration features Norfolk Mayor Kenneth Alexander as the keynote speaker. The event will also feature a reading of known WPA worker names, and an […]