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Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden

 
 
Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, May 15, 2010
1. Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden Marker
Side 1
Inscription.
Side One:
Krider Nurseries constructed and exhibited Krider's Diversified Garden at Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago 1933-1934. Some plants and structures were returned to Middlebury, and garden was reconstructed here 1935. After falling into decay, garden was restored by community 1995.

Side Two:
Founded 1896 by Vernon Krider (1876-1955), Krider Nurseries produced its first catalog 1906. Primarily regional wholesale business; also served mail-order market. Bought patent to produce and sell first thornless rose. For many years, Krider's was one of Middlebury's largest industries. Ceased operation 1990.
 
Erected 2001 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Middlebury Park Board, Town of Middlebury, Michiana Master Gardeners, and Elkhart County Historical Society. (Marker Number 20.2001.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 40.683′ N, 85° 42.533′ W. Marker is in Middlebury, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is at the intersection of Bristol Avenue and Railroad Street, on the right when traveling north on Bristol Avenue. Click for map. Go northwest
Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, May 15, 2010
2. Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden Marker
Side 2
on Bristol Avenue from downtown Middlebury. Marker will be on the right, just past the intersection of of Bristol Avenue and Railroad Street. There is a city park and access to a walking trail at this location. Marker is in this post office area: Middlebury IN 46540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vernon H. Krider (within shouting distance of this marker); Krider Nurseries (within shouting distance of this marker); Dan West (within shouting distance of this marker); Middlebury World War II Roll of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Tuffs Memorial (approx. 3.5 miles away); Bonneyville Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Chief Shipshewana Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Graves et al v. Indiana (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Middlebury.
 
Additional keywords. Gardens
 
Categories. AgricultureHorticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce
 
Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, May 15, 2010
3. Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden and Marker
Photo of the Garden image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 6, 2010
4. Photo of the Garden
Photo of the Garden image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 6, 2010
5. Photo of the Garden
Photo of the Garden image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 6, 2010
6. Photo of the Garden
Photo of the Garden image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 6, 2010
7. Photo of the Garden
Photo of the Garden image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 6, 2010
8. Photo of the Garden
Photo of the Garden image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 6, 2010
9. Photo of the Garden
Photo shows part of a trail system that runs adjacent to the Garden.
 
 
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