Rip Van Winkle Gardens
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Explore this truly beautiful gem! Guided tours are offered of the Joseph Jefferson Home (ca. 1870), a grand architectural masterpiece built as a hunting lodge and painting studio for famous 19th century actor, Joseph Jefferson, who portrayed Rip Van Winkle. Surrounding the home is a semi-tropical…
The gardens are located on Jefferson Island, where the great salt mine disaster of 1980 occured. You will learn about the mind blowing catastrophe that happened then as well the fascinating history of the land and the old home that is still on the property and beautifully maintained. The home tour…
Rip Van Winkle Gardens and The Cafe are on Jefferson Island, an ancient salt dome that rises out of the marshes. Spectacular views, enchanting garden and delicious food at The Cafe. A must see!