Auburn in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Old Rotation
The Old Rotation consists of 13 plots on 1 acre of land. Each plot is a different crop rotation of cotton with corn, summer legumes, winter legumes, and fertilizer nitrogen.
National Register of Historic Places, January 14, 1988.
Erected 1988 by the Alabama Historical Commission.
Location. 32° 35.624′ N, 85° 29.149′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Alabama, in Lee County. Marker is on Lem Morrison Drive 0.1 miles north of Duncan Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn University AL 36849, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founders' Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cullars Rotation / The Alvis Field and Cotton Rust Pine Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Desegregation at Auburn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Auburn University (approx. ¾ mile away); Cary Hall (approx. ¾ mile away); Auburn University Chapel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wittel Dormitory (approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Auburn.
Also see . . . Alabama's "Old Rotation" Experiment. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Education • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.