Carriage House Dedication


Mon 7 Oct 2019    
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM


Wallis Arboretum
616 Pleasant Street, Paris, KY

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You are invited to the

Restoration Celebration of the

Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum Carriage House

1:30 pm on Monday, October 7, 2019

Refreshments to follow in the Headquarters at 616 Pleasant St, Paris, KY

Wallis Arboretum Carriage House Restored

Carriage House at Wallis HouseThe Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum Committee will hold a dedication for the restored 1903 Carriage House dedication on Monday, October 7, 1:30, The Garden Club of Kentucky will sponsor the ribbon cutting and special presentations to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels for its emergency grant and to GCKY members and clubs that made possible the restoration. The public is invited to join in the celebration followed by refreshments and tour of the Carriage House.

The restored Carriage House is taking on a new function in the Arboretum. It will be used for classes, workshops, and rentals for parties, weddings and other special events.

Mrs. Wallis’ father, Thomas Clay, built the Carriage House when he purchased the 616 Pleasant Street property from his uncle’s estate. The house was in the Clay family from 1856 until 1970 when Mrs. Wallis bequeathed it to GCKY.