Miami University–Formal Gardens
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About Miami University Formal Gardens
This park-like area between Marcum Conference Center and The Miami Inn at the northeast end of campus is a popular spot for leisurely walks, picnics, and outdoor weddings. Miami’s first president, Robert Hamilton Bishop, is buried in the Formal Gardens.
The rose garden area of the Arthur F. Conrad Formal Garden was the centennial anniversary gift of the Beta Epsilon Chapter of Gamma Phi Beta.
About Miami University
Miami University is a residential university with faculty who are dedicated to learning and discovery. A liberal education core provides the foundation for the more specialized studies of the majors. Immersing students in both academic and co-curricular experiences has enabled Miami to achieve a top-tier national ranking among universities that provide the best student outcomes.
Founded in 1809, Miami’s name reflects the history of the Native American tribe that once inhabited the Miami Valley region of Ohio. Miami maintains strong ties with the Miami Tribe, now located in Oklahoma.
The main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati). Regional locations include Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio and the European Center in Luxembourg.
From Miami University webpage