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

W. Atlee Burpee

(1858-1915)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
1. W. Atlee Burpee Marker
Inscription. Founder at age 18 of the seed company bearing his name. At Fordhook Farm nearby, he developed Golden Bantam Corn, Bush Lima Beans, Iceberg Lettuce, & other plant varieties. He gave this park to the Borough in honor of his wife Blanche.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.653′ N, 75° 7.503′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on S. Church Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of Burpee Park. Marker is in this post office area: Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corporate Business Partner Entrance Courtyard and W.B.U.X. Sculpture Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Expansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bucks County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Last Hanging (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mercer Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thinking Green (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
 
Also see . . .
1. W. Atlee Burpee Biography. (Submitted on July 28, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Legacy of W. Atlee Burpee.
W. Atlee Burpee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
2. W. Atlee Burpee Marker
(Submitted on May 12, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
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W. Atlee Burpee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
3. W. Atlee Burpee Marker
W. Atlee Burpee image. Click for full size.
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4. W. Atlee Burpee
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4. submitted on May 12, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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