Skylands Manor Tours

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:46

Guided tours of the ground floor of historic Skylands Manor at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden will be available on Sunday, July 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the NJBG/Skylands Association, the non-profit member support organization working with the state to preserve the gardens, the 45-minute guided tours of Skylands history and architecture are conducted by NJBG volunteer tour guides, or docents. Skylands Manor, a tudor revival mansion, was constructed in the early 20th century for Clarence McKenzie Lewis by renowned architect John Russell Pope. Suggested tour donations are: adults $7; seniors and students aged 13 to 18, $5; children aged six to 2, $3; and children under age six, free. Call 973-962-9534 or visit to learn more.