Sunken garden with perennials and low boxwood hedges

Glass lantern slides key tool for student recruiting

Mrs. Cyrus Winslow Merrell (Nellie Dryden Merrell) was the President of Lowthorpe School for several years in the mid-1920s.  She was also a Garden Club of America member from Connecticut and wrote articles about the school for the GCA’s Bulletin.  Clubwomen at the time usually referred to themselves using their husbands’ names.  That organization organized…