Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Luther Burbank Home
Erected 1987 by Yerba Buena No.1 and Sam Brannan No.1004 Chapters of the E. Clampus Vitus, August 15, 1987.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 26.174′ N, 122° 42.739′ W. Marker is in Santa Rosa, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sonoma Avenue and Santa Rosa Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the left inside the side entrance gate on Santa Rose Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Rosa CA 95401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee Bros. Building - 1906 (approx. half a mile away); Isaac De Turk 1843 - 1896 Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hogan Building (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hood House (approx. 7.3 miles away); Cotati Downtown Plaza (approx. 7.6 miles away); Shiloh Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); Washoe House (approx. 8.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Rosa.
Regarding Luther Burbank Home. This site has been designated California Registered Historical Landmark No.234 Description: In this garden Luther Burbank wrought with living plants to bring to the world greater fertility, wealth, and beauty, developing new varieties that produced better fruits and more beautiful flowers.
This site has also been designated a National Historical Landmark: Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 19, 1964):
For a half century before his death, this was the home of Luther Burbank (1849-1926), internationally known horticulturalist whose work produced many new plant varieties. Often called the "Plant Wizard", Burbank experimented with thousands of plants, his sole goal the production
Also see . . .
1. Luther Burbank (1849 – 1926). (Submitted on October 17, 2008.)
2. Luther Burbank Home and Gardens. (Submitted on October 17, 2008.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Horticulture & Forestry • Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
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