Preston Stockton, longtime Reynolda Gardens manager, retiring

Preston Stockton

After 37 years as Reynolda Gardens’ manager, Preston Stockton is retiring on Dec. 31.

As manager, she has overseen the maintenance and preservation of 129 acres within the Reynolda Historic District.

“The acreage includes four acres of formal gardens, five greenhouses and a conservatory, woodlands, walking trails and the lake Katharine wetlands,” according to an announcement on the web site of Reynolda House Museum of American Art.

“It has been an honor to work with such a dedicated colleague who cares so deeply for this historic landscape,” said Allison Perkins, Reynolda House executive director and Wake Forest associate provost for Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens.

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