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B.Y. Morrison Park

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 27, 2018
1. B.Y. Morrison Park Marker
Inscription.  Benjamin Y. Morrison (1891-1966) was a pioneer in horticulture and the first director of the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Morrison was also chief editor of the American Horticultural Society's magazine from its inception in 1926 until 1963. Due to Morrison's horticultural efforts during his residency, Takoma Park is now known affectionately as the Azalea City.

Mural: "Guardians of the Neighborhood", 1992, James Colwell

Tile: "Tales of Mystery and Imagination", 2009, Sligo Creek Tile Company.
 
Erected by City of Takoma Park, Maryland.
 
Location. 38° 58.689′ N, 77° 0.352′ W. Marker is in Takoma Park, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Carroll Avenue (Maryland Route 195) and Ethan Allen Avenue (Maryland Route 410), on the right when traveling north on Carroll Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Takoma Park MD 20912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Takoma Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scott H. Lawson (approx. 0.4 miles away);
B.Y. Morrison Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 27, 2018
2. B.Y. Morrison Park Marker
Early Takoma (approx. 0.4 miles away); Roscoe (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Thomas/Siegler House and Garden (approx. half a mile away); Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 2 (approx. half a mile away); Carroll Avenue Bridge (approx. half a mile away); "The Presidents Tree" (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma Park.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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