The Italian Garden at Queset

Queset Garden is a beautiful Italianate style garden and a newly restored historic location that links the Ames Free Library to Queset House.

Use of the garden by more than 25 people requires a permit from the library. If interested, please contact Marion Wingfield, Development Manager, at
508-238-2000 or for information.

A short history of the Garden

ON YOUTUBE! - Winthrop Ames Family Enjoys Queset Garden in 1928

Lantern walk and art celebration in the garden - Saturday, Aug. 28

Photo Slideshow of the 7/31 Gala Event. All photos courtesy of Erin McCarthy

GALA EVENT on Saturday July 31st 2010 - Read the article from Wicked Local "Queset’s secret garden unveiled in Easton" posted August 4th by staff writer Paula Vogler. Picture Gallery of the event

Book Lovers Video about the Garden

Gala Event Video

See a photo SLIDESHOW of a community planting at the garden, June 2010

A SLIDESHOW of the Garden's Heyday during the 1920's by Landscape Designer Katherine Holland who designed the Garden's restoration.

Get Involved

The community can get involved by joining the Friends of the Easton Public Gardens -- a grassroots group being organized to provide help with a number of public garden in the area. For membership information please contact Karen Cacciapuoti.