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Westbury in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hicks Nursery

Established as Isaac Hicks & Son 1853

 
 
Hicks Nursery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 3, 2019
1. Hicks Nursery Marker
Inscription.  Quaker farmer Isaac Hicks became a prominent horticulturist who founded one of the area's leading commercial nurseries by providing fine trees to Long Island's Gold Coast Estates.
 
Erected by Incorporated Village of Westbury, Historical Society of the Westburys.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 40° 45.85′ N, 73° 35.888′ W. Marker is in Westbury, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Jericho Turnpike 0.4 miles west of Post Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury NY 11590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (approx. 0.6 miles away); House of Ambrose Clark (approx. 0.6 miles away); Westbury World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Westbury World War I Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Westbury Friends Meeting House
Hicks Nursery Marker - wide view, looking south across Jericho Turnpike image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 3, 2019
2. Hicks Nursery Marker - wide view, looking south across Jericho Turnpike
The marker is visible here, just to the left of the utility pole.
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Robert Bacon Memorial Children's Library (approx. ¾ mile away); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westbury.
 
Also see . . .  About Us (Hicks Nursery). Includes history of the nursery - scroll down the page halfway. (Submitted on September 11, 2019.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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