GAR­DEN CLUB TIME­LINE

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1928 — Gar­den

Club of Palm Beach es­tab­lished.

1929 — First flower show takes place.

1929 — The club com­mis­sions a mas­ter plan for the town.

1930 — At the club’s urg­ing, the town es­tab­lishes a sev­en­mem­ber plan­ning com­mis­sion.

1930 — Town

Council ac­cepts mas­ter plan for the town.

1931 — The Gar­den Club of Palm Beach is ad­mit­ted to mem­ber­ship in the Gar­den Club of Amer­ica.

1938 — The club cre­ates the gar­dens at The So­ci­ety of the Four Arts.

Post-WWII — Mem­bers rally the Town Council to en­force zon­ing reg­u­la­tions in Palm Beach, in­clud­ing height lim­i­ta­tions on new build­ings.

1953 — Four Arts Gar­dens adopted as club’s main pro­ject.

1953 — Club marks its 25th an­niver­sary.

1967 — The Gar­den Club of Palm Beach Cook­book is pub­lished.

1973 — “Teach­ing Marsh” pro­gram at Pine Jog earns Founders Fund Award from the Gar­den Club of Amer­ica.

1973 — At the club’s be­hest, Town Council passes Or­di­nance No. 2-73, the His­toric and Spec­i­men Tree Act.

1978 — Club marks its 50th an­niver­sary.

1981 — Club re­ceives the Zone VIII Con­ser­va­tion Award from the Gar­den Club of Amer­ica for its con­tin­ued vig­i­lance and sup­port of the

Pine Jog En­vi­ron­men­tal Education Cen­ter.

1999 — A cof­fee ta­ble book, “Gar­dens by the Sea,” is pub­lished.

1999 — Club wins the His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety of Palm Beach County’s 11th an­nual Judge James R. Knott Award.

2006 — Club re­ceives the Zone VIII Con­ser­va­tion Award from the Gar­den Club of Amer­ica for its ef­forts to­ward the restora­tion of the Ever­glades.

2011 — Liv­ing Wall un­veiled on Worth Av­enue.

2014 — 75th an­niver­sary of the Four Arts Gar­dens.

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