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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay for Chamber

Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay for Chamber Players International concert in the Italian Gardens on Sunday, July 11, 2010. Photo Credit: Newsday/Brittany Wait

The 409-acre Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park is the former William Robertson Coe estate in Oyster Bay. Coe Hall, the estate's main house, was built in 1920. It was initially operated as a farm and was deeded to New York State in 1949. It now used for horticultural education and is operated by the Planting Fields Foundation. Visitors come for concerts, to walk the trails and take photos of the beautiful gardens and historic buildings.

Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay for Chamber
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Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay for Chamber Players International concert in the Italian Gardens on Sunday, July 11, 2010.

The hydrangea garden at Planting Fields Arboretum State
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The hydrangea garden at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay

Visitors listen to the Chamber Players International Concert
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Visitors listen to the Chamber Players International Concert held on a summer Sunday near the Italian Gardens at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

Visitors listen to the Chamber Players International Concert
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Visitors listen to the Chamber Players International Concert held on a summer Sunday near the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

Steps lead to a small pond with fish
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Steps lead to a small pond with fish near the entrance to the Italian Gardens at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

A walkway near the Italian Gardens is surrounded
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A walkway near the Italian Gardens is surrounded by foliage at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

An azalea patch sits next to a trail
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An azalea patch sits next to a trail at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

The Garden Cafe at the Planting Fields Arboretum
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The Garden Cafe at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay (July 11, 2010)

A historic building is located near the Italian
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A historic building is located near the Italian Garden at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

Photographs of poinsettias in the main greenhouse at
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Photographs of poinsettias in the main greenhouse at Planting Fields Arboretum. Photos of some new varities that are ruffled, or speckled. Overall view of the interior of the greenhouse. December 12, 2006 (Newsday/ Ken Spencer )

Poinsettias on display at Planting Fields Arboretum State
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Poinsettias on display at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay.

Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay for Chamber
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Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay for Chamber Players International concert in the Italian Gardens on Sunday, July 11, 2010.

A flower at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster

A flower at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay.

Sculptural details are part of the Italian Gardens
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Sculptural details are part of the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay (July 11, 2010)

A view of the Italian Gardens at the
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A view of the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay (July 11, 2010)

Plants bloom at the Italian Gardens at the
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Plants bloom at the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

One of the building at the Italian Gardens
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One of the building at the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay (July 11, 2010)

The Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum
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The Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay (July 11, 2010)

Italian Gardens feature a pool at the Planting
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Italian Gardens feature a pool at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

A view of the Italian Gardens at the
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A view of the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay on a summer Sunday. (July 11, 2010)

Stairs lead to a building in the Italian
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Stairs lead to a building in the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

A gleaming pool is part of the Italian
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A gleaming pool is part of the Italian Gardens at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. (July 11, 2010)

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