Maymont / Dale Wheary Part 2

Maymont aerial view pre 1930s

Aerial view of Maymont pre 1930, courtesy of Maymont


This is part 2 of a conversation with Dale Wheary, the Curator and Director of Maymont japanese garden 1925 c. dementiMansion.  This second half of the conversation is more about the estate of Maymont, the domestic help that worked there, how it became the park, the history of the land as a park and the legacy of the James and Sallie Dooley beyond Maymont.

Maymont/ Dale Wheary Part 1 can be found here.  Part 1 of more about James and Sallie Dooley who gave their estate, Maymont to the city that is now one of the best parks in the Richmond area.

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