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Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Growing here

19th Street Rain Gardens

 

Gold is Green

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2020
1. Growing here Marker
Inscription.  European explorers were so enamored by the Cardinal Flower that it quickly made its way from the US and Canada to European gardens by the 1630s.
 
Erected by Golden Triangle Business Improvement District.
 
Location. 38° 54.271′ N, 77° 2.603′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 19th Street Northwest just south of Desales Row Northwest, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1119 19th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Growing here (a few steps from this marker); Foon Sham (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nunziato DiPerna (about 700 feet away); Renaissance Mayflower Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Henry Martyn Robert (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Witherspoon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2020
2. Growing here Marker
Colonial EraExplorationHorticulture & Forestry
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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