The Hartman Rock Garden

artist: H.G. "Ben" Hartman (1883 - 1944)
built: 1932 - 1939
where: 1905 Russell Avenue, Springfield, Ohio
status: visible from the street; guided tours by appointment, see website below
Hartman Rock Garden web info
addtional web info
1987 newspaper article

Created during the Great Depression, the Hartman Rock Garden remains a living history lesson, filled with castles, cathedrals, scenes of American history, as well as images from 1930's popular culture.

Fall 1999 visit











all photos copyright Lawrence Harris


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