JUNE 19, 2024 (WEDNESDAY AT NOON) – Fabyan Japanese Garden, Geneva


The Japanese Tea Garden at Fabyan is a tranquil oasis in the middle of the forest preserve, where history and nature meet. George Fabyan commissioned the building of the garden in 1909, shortly after serving as a military diplomat for President Roosevelt. It was designed by Japanese architect Taro Otsuka. The garden has plant life, historic and Japanese cultural structures, a reflecting pool. The Fabyan Villa Museum is a Frank Lloyd Wright re-designed home of Colonel George and Nelle Fabyan and has a guided tour and slide show $5.00 for anyone wishing to visit. It takes about 45 minutes.

To carpool meet at church parking lot to depart at 11:30. It is about 35 minute drive. 
Lunch afterwards for anyone interested at a local restaurant. There will be no Tuesday meeting in June.

1925 S. Batavia Ave./Route 31, Geneva, IL 60143

At the north end of the North Parking Lot is a wide paved path (roped off) that leads to the Museum and Garden. To the right of the path is the ONLY public restroom. SEE MAP