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York Township in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

York Imperial Apple

 
 
York Imperial Apple Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 1, 2008
1. York Imperial Apple Marker
Inscription. Here, at a nursery located on Springwood Farms, a new variety of apple was propagated by Jonathan Jessop in 1820. In 1855 it was named the “York Imperial.” It became a leading variety wich was widely grown i the U.S.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 55.399′ N, 76° 42.921′ W. Marker is in York Township, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of South George Street (Pennsylvania Route 892) and Monument Road and Old Baltimore Turnpike (Pennsylvania Route 892), on the right when traveling north on South George Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. York (approx. 1.6 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Late War of the Rebellion (approx. 2.4 miles away); Penn Common (approx. 2.5 miles away); James Smallwood Schoolhouse (approx. 2.5 miles away); Phineas Davis (approx. 2.7 miles away); York County Prison (approx. 2.7 miles away); William C. Goodridge, Entrepreneur (approx. 2.7 miles away); Major John Clark (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
York Imperial Apple Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 1, 2008
2. York Imperial Apple Marker

1. About the York Imperial Apple. (Submitted on March 2, 2008.)
2. York Imperial Apple - Behind the Marker. explorepahistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
York Imperial Apple image. Click for full size.
By David C. Vernon, June 22, 2007
3. York Imperial Apple
Century Farm Orchards
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,306 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of Springwood Farms • Photo or drawing of a York Imperial apple and apple tree • Can you help?
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