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Tyler Formal Gardens at Bucks County Community College
275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, PA 18940-4106 GET DIRECTIONS
Local: 215-968-8286
The Tyler Gardens were constructed in 1931 by George F. and Stella Elkins Tyler to provide a formal landscape setting for their mansion, Council Rock. The gardens clearly demonstrate characteristics that were common in formal gardens in the Philadelphia area in early twentieth-century. Tyler Formal Gardens are divided into levels and compartments, separated by stone walls and shrubs, and feature an espalier, sodded lawns, water fountains, gravel pathways and bronze sculpture.