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Webster in Sumter County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Parson Brown Orange Tree

 
 
Parson Brown Orange Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 19, 2015
1. Parson Brown Orange Tree Marker
Inscription. Parson Brown originated as a chance seedling at the home of Reverend N.L. Brown near Webster, Florida in 1856.

Original plantings of this variety on sour orange rootstock on heavy hammock soils produced good crops of relatively high quality fruit.
 
Erected 2000 by Webster City Commission.
 
Location. 28° 36.569′ N, 82° 3.197′ W. Marker is in Webster, Florida, in Sumter County. Marker is on Southeast 1st Street south of East Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the old Webster City Hall and Community Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 SE 1st St, Webster FL 33597, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. On This Spot (approx. 5.3 miles away); Ft. Armstrong (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sumterville (approx. 9.4 miles away); Clay Sink Cemetery, Baptist Church and School (approx. 9.5 miles away); Fort King Road (approx. 10.1 miles away); The Battle of Wahoo Swamp (approx. 11.6 miles away); Fort Dade (approx. 11.7 miles away); Villa City (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of the Parson Brown Orange (pdf file).
Parson Brown Orange Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 19, 2015
2. Parson Brown Orange Tree Marker
Small sample of Parson Brown Orange behind.
(Submitted on March 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Categories. AgricultureHorticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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