Bok Tower Gardens

About Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens is a National Historic Landmark - a gift to the American people by Edward W. Bok, Pulitzer Prize winning author, publisher, and editor of "The Ladies Home Journal". It is a contemplative garden, and bird sanctuary located north of Lake Wales, Florida, United States. It consists of a 250-acre (100 ha) garden, the 205-foot (62 m) tall Singing Tower with its carillon bells, Pine Ridge Trail, Pinewood Estate, and a visitor center. The tower is built upon Iron Mountain, one of the highest points of peninsular Florida, estimated to be 295 feet (90 m) above sea level.[4] It is a National Historic Landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The gardens are designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. The focal point of the Gardens is the neogothic and art deco Singing Tower, designed Milton B. Medary and featuring work by Lee Lawrie, Samuel Yellin, and J.H. Dulles Allen. The Tower houses a 60 bell carillon, on which concerts are performed daily.


Staff Accountant Intern

September 2020 - August 2021 Lake Wales, FL
“The whole staff welcomed me with open arms and it was enjoyable to be a part of their work culture. It was also a huge learning experience and an opportunity to meet and get to know extraordinary people on a personal basis. ”
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