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Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

IFAS

 
 
IFAS Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, May 31, 2019
1. IFAS Marker
Inscription.  In commemoration of the Bicentennial Year of the United States of America, this plaque is dedicated to the faculty and staff of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences who since 1884 have served Florida and its agriculture through teaching, research and extension and to IFAS students and alumni.
 
Erected 1976 by University of Florida.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEducationScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 29° 38.818′ N, 82° 20.706′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker can be reached from McCarty Drive 0.1 miles west of Newell Drive. Marker is located between several buildings along a sidewalk near the Dairy Pond. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville FL 32603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florida 4-H (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Marston Science Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newell Hall (about 700 feet away); Robert C. Williamson Hall
IFAS Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, May 31, 2019
2. IFAS Marker
(about 700 feet away); Florida Extension (about 700 feet away); Ralph D. Turlington (about 800 feet away); Rolfs Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Century Tower Carillon (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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