J. Horace McFarland with his flowers and dog at Breeze Hill, his home in Harrisburg, PA, circa 1909.
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A man in a suit stands in a garden

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

In 1909 McFarland bought Breeze Hill, an Italianate style house at the corner of 21st Street and Bellevue Road in Harrisburg. On the house's 2.4 acre lot, he planted one of the nation's best known test gardens for roses, which he photographed using an early form of color glass plate processing.

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