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Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West

 
 
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 20, 2009
1. Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West Marker
Inscription. The American Society for Horticultural Science hereby recognizes the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West as an ASHS Horticultural Landmark for an outstanding history of research that has benefited the science of horticultural research in the United States and the World. 23 February 2001.
 
Erected 2001 by American Society for Horticultural Science.
 
Location. 39° 1.574′ N, 76° 55.393′ W. Marker is in Beltsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on South Drive/Circle Road 0.2 miles west of Baltimore Avenue (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville MD 20705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brown’s Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Rhodes’ Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Van Horn’s Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ebenezer Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Van Horn's Tavern (approx. 1.9 miles away); College Park War Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Methodist Preaching Place (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ammendale Normal Institute (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beltsville.
 
Also see . . .
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 20, 2009
2. Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West Marker

1. Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Henry A. Wallace. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional comments.
1. ASHS Newsletter, March 2003
... The West Campus of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Md., was honored on Feb. 23, 2001, after being nominated by Robert Griesbach, Floral and Nursery Plants Research, U.S. National Arboretum, USDA-ARS, Beltsville. BARC-W was constructed in the 1930s as a national center to perform mission-oriented agricultural research. This site contains both state-of-the-art research facilities, as well as original facilities denoted historical landmarks by the State of Maryland. The BARC-W has provided 12 of 82 ASHS presidents. In addition, the research programs are responsible for providing new technologies, new germplasm, and new information for other research programs throughout the world.
    — Submitted May 19, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.

 
Additional keywords. The Henry A. Wallace Beltsville
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 20, 2009
3. Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West
as seen from Circle Rd. near Baltimore Ave.
Agricultural Research Center; BARC; U.S. Department of Agriculture

 
Categories. AgricultureHorticulture & ForestryLandmarks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,178 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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