Gale Garden
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Gale Garden
Located in the McIntire Historic District of Zanesville, Ohio.
Access is from Charles Street off of Sunset Avenue, which is one block south of
Adair and two blocks west of Maple Avenue.


Gale GardenLocated in the McIntire Historic District in Zanesville, Gale Garden is a small one acre public garden. In the early 1800s the site was a farm pasture and then a truck farm for vegetables. Kenneth and Jane Gale purchased this property in 1938 and turned this property behind their home into a retreat garden. The garden features more than 80 species of trees as well as a wide variety of woody ornamentals and perennials. The property was turned over to Mission Oaks Foundation in 2005 and then later transferred to the Muskingum Valley Park District in 2010.

For in depth information about Gale Garden please visit galegarden.org.


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Enriching the quality of life of Muskingum County residents by conserving natural areas, providing passive and active recreational opportunities, and developing an appreciation of the natural, historical, and cultural heritage of the area.

740.455.8237 or email us mvpd@muskingumcounty.org