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Waterford Historical Society (CT)

Apple Orchards

The Waterford Historical Society maintains two apple orchards, one known as the Celest J. LeMare Memorial Orchard, and one known as the "New Orchard."  LeMare once tended the orchards at the nearby Harkness estate and planted these heirloom trees at Jordaon Green behind the Beebe-Phillips House

The types of apples trees planted include:

  • Vista Bella

  • Benoni

  • Baldwin Black

  • Gulliflower

  • Golden Russet

  • Chenango Strawberry

  • Winter Banana

  • Cox's Orange Pippin

  • Roxbury Russet

  • Summer Rambo

  • Kerry Pippin

  • Ashmead's Kernel