Joy Manning Scott Bridge of the Full Moon
The Joy Manning Scott Bridge of the Full Moon is one of the most recognized and most photographed features of the
Gardens. Considered the focal point of the Garden of the Pine Wind, the spectacular 11 foot high structure echoes the ancient stone bridges of western China, where native stone was laid by hand in rustic patterns. The self-supporting, sphere-shaped arch or ‘full moon’ opening - an iconographic Asian image - reflects a time-honored building tradition rarely seen in the modern world.
The Bridge of the Full Moon gets its name from a generous gift given by Susan Scott Ross and Morin Montagu Scott in honor of their mother, Joy Manning Scott of Little Rock, Arkansas.