Chase Garden

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The Chase Garden was in South Salem about where the Saltonstall School on Lafayette Street now stands and ran back to the water. It was laid out by in the 1870's by the owner, George Chase and was noted for its horticultural excellence. It was once said of this garden, "Mr. Chase's beautiful garden on Lafayette Stree shows the great advantage of reserving open lawn space and planting borders. It gives the feeling of breadth and size of area, adequately displaying specimen shrubs and trees.