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Polly Hill Arboretum

809 State Rd., West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02575
(508) 693-9426
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Ranked #11 of 14 Attractions in West Tisbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This is a very large area, started years ago by Polly. Have you ever heard of a Monkey Puzzle Tree? Not to mention a large magnolia, planted from seed by Polly, the flowers were massive and it was interesting that the stamina fell onto a lower petal for the bees, not to mention the petals also held water. It was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

A wonderful way to spend two hours away from the crowd. Stop at thevisitorscenter and ask for a walking map.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

Polly Hill Arboretum is more than a species woodland, it offers a look into the life of Polly Hill (b. 1907), its founder. On display is a diverse collection of trees and shrubs, which flower and show their beauty seasonally. There is a visitor center, barns, picnic area, plant sales area, and the homestead of Polly Hill. Be sure to... More

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