by historian Bertram Zuckerman, The Montgomery Story chronicles
the legacy Robert H. Montgomery and Nell Foster Montgomery
Jennings left to South Florida. It recounts their backgrounds, the
early years in Dade County as Colonel Montgomery built his Coconut
Grove Palmetum estate, the development of Fairchild Tropical Garden,
and the launching of The Montgomery Foundation, Nell’s memorial to her
late husband that was to become Montgomery Botanical Center.
88 pg - $19.90 (+ tax, S&H)
mineral prospecting—and still a lady—Isabel Foster, mother
of Nell Montgomery Jennings, led an adventure-filled life with her
husband, Mac. Her story, as told to writer and friend Nixon Smiley, is
a humor-filled and sometimes poignant narrative set in the rough and
tumble Southern states of Tennessee, North Carolina, and Florida during
the early decades of the 20th century.
Hardcover 88 pg - $10.00
(+ tax, S&H)