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Growing here

19th Street Rain Gardens

 

— Gold is Green —

 
Growing here Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationHorticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1630.
 
Location. 38° 54.271′ N, 77° 2.603′ W. Marker is in Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. 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); Nunziato DiPerna (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Theodore Roosevelt
Growing here Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2020
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Nuns of the Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Witherspoon (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Washington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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