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Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Luther Burbank's Garden

 
 
Luther Burbank's Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
1. Luther Burbank's Garden Marker
Inscription.  
In This Garden 1881 - 1926 Luther Burbank wrought with living plants to bring the world greater fertility, wealth and beauty developing new varieties which produced better fruits and more beautiful flowers.
 
Erected 1938 by Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 38° 26.142′ N, 122° 42.718′ W. Marker is in Santa Rosa, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from Santa Rosa Avenue near Charles Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 298 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95404, 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 Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lee Bros. Building - 1906 (approx. half a mile away); Santa Rosa Post Office and Federal Building (approx. half a mile
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away); Isaac De Turk 1843 - 1896 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hogan Building (approx. 6˝ miles away); Votes For Women (approx. 6˝ miles away); Hood House (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Rosa.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located just inside the covered entrance to the Luther Burbank Gardens.
 
Luther Burbank's Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
2. Luther Burbank's Garden Marker
The marker is in the shadows to the left.
Luther Burbank Gardens image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
3. Luther Burbank Gardens
Luther Burbank Gardens image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
4. Luther Burbank Gardens
Luther Burbank Gardens image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
5. Luther Burbank Gardens
Additional Plaques image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
6. Additional Plaques
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens, Sonoma County, has been designated Registered State Historic Landmark No. 234 by the California Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks, 1935.

Luther Burbank House and Garden has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the historic sites act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States. U.S. Department of the Interior - National Park Service, 1964.

Luther Burbank Home & Gardens has been designated City Historic Landmark No. 7 by the Cultural Heritage Board, City of Santa Rosa, 1991.
Additional Plaques image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
7. Additional Plaques
Additional Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
8. Additional Plaque
The American Society of Horticultural Science hereby recognizes Luther Burbank Home and Gardens as an ASHS Horticultural Landmark, a living museum sharing the legacy of Luther Burbank with the local and global communities while promoting public understanding of the relationship between the land, world, humanity and the rest of nature. 7 March 2003
Additional Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
9. Additional Plaque
Luther Burbank, March 1849 - April 1926, Home & Experimental Gardens. In memory of our citizen of the world, who's love for youth ad growing things was expressed in the work done in these gardens. The perpetual ownership of these grounds is now vested, through the generosity of Mrs. Burbank, in the City of Santa Rosa.
Additional Olaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
10. Additional Olaque
Luther Burbank Home and Gardens reconstructed as a memorial to Luther Burbank and his work, 1959, by the Grateful Citizens of the City of Santa Rosa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2024. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on November 8, 2020, by Diane Phillips of Pittsburg, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on April 6, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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