Have 'coffee in the garden' at Barker Mansion

2013-07-05T00:00:00Z Have 'coffee in the garden' at Barker MansionTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 05, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MICHIGAN CITY | Barker Mansion will serve “Coffee in The Garden” throughout the summer from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. South Bend Chocolate Factory coffee and cookies from Arturo’s bakery will be featured.

Guided tours of the Mansion are offered at noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Barker Mansion is a 1900 house museum built by John H. Barker, a railroad industrialist. The mansion contains Barker household items and original artwork. The turn-of the-century style garden, centered with a pool and brick walkways, contains colorful annuals, roses and perennials. Wicker chairs, sundial, griffon bench, traditional garden sculpture items and hanging ferns complete the late Victorian scene.

Barker Mansion is at 631 Washington St., one block east of Lighthouse Place Premium Outlet Mall. Call (219) 873-1520.

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