Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Luther Burbank Home
Erected 1987 by Yerba Buena No.1 and Sam Brannan No.1004 Chapters of the E. Clampus Vitus, August 15, 1987.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Horticulture & Forestry • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is March 7, 1849.
Location. 38° 26.174′ N, 122° 42.739′ W. Marker is in Santa Rosa, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Rosa CA 95401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luther Burbank's Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee Bros. Building - 1906 (approx. half a mile away); Santa Rosa Post Office and Federal Building (approx. half a mile away); Isaac De Turk 1843 - 1896 (approx. ¾ mile away); Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hogan Building (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hood House (approx. 7.3 miles away); Cotati Downtown Plaza (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Rosa.
Regarding Luther Burbank Home. This site has been designated California Registered Historical Landmark No.234 Description: In this garden Luther Burbank wrought with living plants to bring to the world greater fertility, wealth, and beauty, developing new varieties that produced better fruits and more beautiful flowers.
This site has also been designated a National Historical Landmark: Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 19, 1964):
For a half century before his death, this was the home of Luther Burbank (1849-1926), internationally known horticulturalist whose work produced many new plant varieties. Often called the "Plant Wizard", Burbank experimented
Also see . . .
1. Luther Burbank (1849 – 1926). (Submitted on October 17, 2008.)
2. Luther Burbank Home and Gardens. (Submitted on October 17, 2008.)
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