John P. Humes, a former ambassador to Austria (1969-1975) had been inspired by sites he had visited in Kyoto, Japan. In 1960, he decided to build a stroll garden on his estate. In 1985, following his death, the garden was open to the public.
Parking area and gateway:
Bamboo forest along the edge of the parking area:
Trail leading across a small stream, over bridge, and up to a ridge from parking area:
Gateway to the teahouse:
Front view of the Japanese teahouse:
Side & back view of the teahouse:
Back corner of the teahouse with rain chain:
Overall, the stroll garden was very nice.