Friday, March 27, 2015

International Peace Garden

John visited the International Peace Garden in the summer of 1987.

The Garden celebrates the cooperation of two countries and is shared along the US / Canadian border. The US Postal Service issued a stamp for the garden on June 30, 1982, which appears on the envelope from our collection shown above.

Google Maps shows us the location ...

Here's a good photo of the Garden as posted on the web by Heinrich Lohmann. You can see more of his photos here.

In the photo, it is U.S. on the left half, Canada on the right.

A special **Thank You** to all of you who left us the kind comments on the series Birds and Flowers of the 50 U. S. States. We enjoyed your comments about your favorites.

Thanks for stopping by John's Island.


  1. Looks like a lovely place. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  2. Very nice to see cooperation between any two countries. These two happen to be my favorites. I've got a Canadian sister and brother-in-law who live in Alberta. :-)

  3. That is one beautiful garden, John, and such a great idea. Hopefully, we will always retain a good relationship with our friends to the north.

  4. John, this place looks so beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing it.

  5. Peace can be that easy :))
    Did you see my answer to your music
    question? I answered it on my blog :)
    Have a beautiful day

  6. What a pretty garden, I did not know about this International Peace Garden.. Thanks for sharing, have a happy weekend!

  7. The International Peace Garden is a little more than a 2 hour drive from my place. I hope to go there this summer if it works out.

  8. What a beautiful garden, does look peaceful!!

  9. The garden is beautiful and so nice that it is a peace garden.

  10. I visited here with my grandmother in about....1974. I have a photo with her by the floral clock. Sweet memories.

  11. It's a lovely garden. I hadn't even heard of it :-)

  12. Looks like a beautiful place. If the people who managed it were chess players, they'd probably be competing to see whose side of the garden could be the most beautiful...but then it is a peace garden, not a battleground!


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