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Dr. Paul Murrill, Burden Museum & Gardens (2017)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-05-03

Duration: 00:23:31

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Murrill, Paul W. | LSU Rural Life Museum (Baton Rouge, La.) | Windrush Gardens (Baton Rouge, La.) | Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. Burden Center | Burden, Steele, 1900-1995


  • Murrill, Paul Speaker


A speech by Dr. Paul Murrill before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on May 3, 2017. Dr. Murrill is a former chancellor of Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the Burden Museum and Gardens in Baton Rouge, including Windrush Gardens, the LSU Rural Life Museum, and the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens; the three Burden siblings who donated Windrush Plantation to LSU – Ione Easter Burden, William Pike Burden, Jr., and Ollie Steele Burden; the stipulations of their donation; and their vision for the property. He also answers questions from the audience.