California Registered
Historical Landmark
No. 916

A Fresno County and
City Historical Site

Listed on the National
Register of Historic
Places
One man - One dream - One fantastic feat!
by Sicilian immigrant Baldassare Forestiere
Self - taught
Artist / Architect / Engineer / Horticulturist / Builder
1879--1946
A 40-year labor of love * Originally 10 acres underground
* Patterned after the ancient catacombs * Fruit-bearing trees and
grapevines growing beneath the surface  * Three spectacular levels
* A rustic underground oasis of a by-gone era
 
Artist-Builder Baldassare Forestiere
and his world-renowned Underground Gardens
Take a subterranean
journey to the
Mediterranean--in the
middle of California !
Forestiere Historical Center
Presents
Forestiere Underground Gardens
Over
100 Years Old!
Since 1906
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