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

John Bartram

(1699-1777)

 
 
John Bartram Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. John Bartram Marker
Inscription. Famed natural scientist. Had the first botanic garden in the U.S. for receiving plants of America and exotics. He was American botanist to king of England and member of several royal societies. House and garden are mile east.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 55.974′ N, 75° 12.928′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Harley Avenue and Lindberg Blvd. on Harley Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19143, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John J. McDermott (approx. 0.6 miles away); Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (approx. one mile away); The Woodlands-Historic Mansion, Cemetery and Landscape (approx. 1.1 miles away); Commodore David Porter (approx. 1.2 miles away); Paul Philippe Cret (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Woodlands (approx. 1.3 miles away); Herman Herzog (approx. 1.4 miles away); Philadelphia General Hospital (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. AgricultureColonial EraHorticulture & Forestry
 
John Bartram House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. John Bartram House
John Bartram Barn image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
3. John Bartram Barn
 
 
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