Ferrum College Alumnus Allen DeHart Gifts 172-acre DeHart Botanical Gardens in Patrick
County to the College
Ferrum, Va. (March 4, 2013) – Last December, Ferrum College announced that educator, author, philanthropist and
Ferrum College alumnus Allen DeHart of Louisburg, North Carolina, had gifted the 172-acre
DeHart Botanical Gardens in Patrick County to the College. A wonderful article by
Duncan Adams with photographs by Stephanie Klein-Davis landed on the front page of
The Roanoke Times on Sunday, March 3.
Read The Roanoke Times article here.
See additional photos from DeHart Botanical Gardens taken during a hike last Fall
by Ferrum College staff here.
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