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In 1916, the property that is now Reeves-Reed Arboretum changed hands. The Wisner family, who built the house that currently serves as the heart of the Arboretum (and bears the family's name), sold the property to John and Susan Reeves. About six months after the Reeves moved into their new home, the United States entered the first World War, which had already been raging for nearly three years. It was the end of an era in every sense of the word. But the end of one era marks the beginning of...

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'Tis the Season to Thank You!

Months of hard work came full circle in December with our annual Holiday House Tour - a fundraising event that would not be possible without an army of amazing volunteers. This annual Arboretum tradition is one of the most eagerly anticipated holiday events in Summit, New Jersey and you may not realize it, but it utilizes the time, talents, and hard work of over one hundred volunteers!

Local businesses, vendors, garden clubs, donors, photographers, interns, neighbors, friends, and of c...

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Reeves-Reed Arboretum Launches New Website!

Notice anything different? Of course you did! Reeves-Reed Arboretum is excited to announce the launch of our new website. Prettier? Easier to navigate? Responsive to all types of mobile and desktop devices? Check, check, and check.

The website redesign has been made possible, in part, thanks to a special-projects grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, and from additional support from RRA donors.

We hope you'll appreciate the beautiful photography, in-depth resources, a...

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