Museum opening hours: Tuesday - Saturday; 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

130 Gordon Commercial Dr

LaGrange, GA 30240

Month: January 2018

Almond Tree Announces Spring A harbinger of spring’s arrival at the Center are the pale pink blossoms on the almond tree. The tree crowns the highest terrace of the Archaeological Replica Garden. Revered in art, music and literature since at least biblical times, the tree represents hope and rebirth.  The Hebrew name for the tree is “shaked,” which means to awaken. Its name was given because the almond is the first tree to awake from winter (usually in February). Jeremiah 1:11-12 admonished the [...]