Forestiere Underground Gardens


Subject:
California: History by Place , Fresno

Description:
Material about the Forestiere Underground Gardens in Fresno, California. Sicilian immigrant Baldassare Forestiere (1879-1946) was a self-taught artist and builder who "patterned his underground world after the ancient catacombs of his native land. ... This network of rooms, grottos, and passageways once honeycombed almost 10 acres, and numbered nearly 100." Includes background about Forestiere and images of the gardens.

Publisher:
Forestiere Historical Center

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.forestiere-historicalcenter.com/


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