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In Years Past

August 26, 2014

In 1914, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cotter of Fairmount Avenue, Jamestown, returned from Boston where they attended the 30th annual convention of the Society of American Florists, held in that city from Aug. 18-21. This wonderful exhibit included a notable trade display in the Mechanics building which had a floor area of 10 acres. Mr. Cotter, who was superintendent of the Lakeview Rose Gardens, lived for a number of years in Boston and was one of the most conspicuous figures in greenhouse horticulture in New England. He was also a member of the Society for the Preservation of the Historic Boston Common.



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