Three Wyck Women
and their commitment to horticulture, science, and the arts
Nan Waring Thompson, Dorothy Waring Smith, and Margaret Waring Evans:
Three extraordinary sisters whose lifelong commitment to horticulture, science, and the arts continues to resonate at Wyck and in gardens local to Philadelphia.
Join their family members for an exclusive presentation illuminating their lives and work, inspired by Reuben Haines III and Jane Bowne Haines.
The Three Wyck Women program is inspired by the legacy of Wyck’s own Jane Bowne Haines II, who founded the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women in 1910. The entire Women’s History Series at Wyck is presented in honor of the wondrous women who called Wyck home between 1690-1973, to continue their legacy of innovation, education and equality.
For more information about Nan Thompson’s work at Wyck, please enjoy the 1980 article below: