Whetstone Park of Roses
The Poem: In A Garden
The Kiss of the sun
The song of the birds
One is nearer God's Heart
Then anywhere else
A lovely poem.
In April of 1952 City Council passed an ordinance and issued bonds, obtained an architect, formed an advisory team and with the help of The Columbus Park and Rec Department the project took flight in June of 1952. In January of 1954 The American Rose Society joined forces and moved it's National Headquarters from Pennsylvania to Columbus on the edge of the park. The American Rose Society remained there until moving it's offices in 1974 to Shreveport, Louisiana.
Picnic with the family in the park, ride bikes and be sure to leave time to tour the gardens. Many weddings are held in the park. You can reserve spaces for 2 hour intervals at a cost of $500.00.
In The Rose Garden
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