1962 - Hans E. Daniels Named Director of Swiss Pines | Carl Shindle Begins Work

In 1962 Charles Mohr concludes his time as director and is replaced by Holland native Hans E. Daniels. Daniels proves to be a knowledgeable horticulturist, educator, and presenter, making a name for himself in the flower/garden show circuit. That same year Carl Shindle begins work as a caretaker and quickly becomes one of the most consistent and reliable entities responsible for the gardens continued development.

Source: Battle Creek Inquirer

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