The Linnean House at Missouri Botanical Garden

Recognized as an architecturally significant structure in “American City: St. Louis Architecture”, the Linnean House built in 1882 is the oldest, continuously operated public greenhouse west of the Mississippi River. It has had varied uses over the years. It has suffered storm damage and a series of renovations, including the current changes.

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Carol Gravens

Carol retired from a professional career as a microbiologist and is a Advanced Level St. Louis Master Gardener. She became a Master Naturalist in 2007 and has an AAS in Horticulture from STLCC, Meramec.