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Near Lima in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John J. Tyler Arboretum

(Painter Arboretum)

 
 
John J. Tyler Arboretum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 21, 2015
1. John J. Tyler Arboretum Marker
Inscription. This land grant, by William Penn to Thomas Minshall in 1681, was continuously held by the same family until left by Laura Tyler, as a memorial to her husband, John J. Tyler.
Famous for its unusual trees, planted 1840 to 1860 by Minshall and Jacob Painter.
—— Open to the public ——

 
Location. 39° 55.771′ N, 75° 25.625′ W. Marker is near Lima, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Barren Road and Painter Road, on the right when traveling south on Barren Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Riddle Lima PA 19037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joshua Pusey (approx. one mile away); The Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades (approx. 1.4 miles away); McCain Rally (approx. 2 miles away); Delaware County (approx. 2 miles away); Delaware County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away); Ronald Reagan (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County Memorial (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Tyler Arboretum ~ Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 22, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
John J. Tyler Arboretum Marker - Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 21, 2015
2. John J. Tyler Arboretum Marker - Roadside

2. Tyler Arboretum ~ Official Website. (Submitted on December 22, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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