No other small town in the region can boast of a professionally designed urban public garden on this scale. Sited just a few blocks from the courthouse, the garden occupies almost a full city block. It was built by Winston T. Wilson in honor of his mother and donated to the City in 2005, and the design is a composite of several submitted by students in a landscape architecture class at Texas A&M University. Featured are vine-covered pergolas, winding walkways, curved benches around a water feature that can double as a small amphitheater, a meditation garden, and a profusion of beds featuring both native and nonnative flowers and plants.
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Cecil Traylor Wilson Memorial Garden
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