Beltsville in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West
Erected 2001 by American Society for Horticultural Science.
Location. 39° 1.574′ N, 76° 55.393′ W. Marker is in Beltsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on South Drive/Circle Road 0.2 miles west of Baltimore Avenue (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville MD 20705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brown’s Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Rhodes’ Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Van Horn’s Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ebenezer Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Van Horn's Tavern (approx. 1.9 miles away); College Park War Memorial Methodist Preaching Place (approx. 2.1 miles away); Duncanson Avenue (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beltsville.
Also see . . .
1. Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Henry A. Wallace. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
1. ASHS Newsletter, March 2003
... The West Campus of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Md., was honored on Feb. 23, 2001, after being nominated by Robert Griesbach, Floral and Nursery Plants Research, U.S. National Arboretum, USDA-ARS, Beltsville. BARC-W was constructed in the 1930s as a national center to perform mission-oriented agricultural research. This site contains both state-of-the-art research facilities, as well as original facilities denoted historical landmarks by the State of Maryland. The BARC-W has provided 12 of 82 ASHS presidents. In addition, the research programs are responsible for providing new technologies, new germplasm, and new information for other research programs throughout the world.
Additional keywords. The Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center; BARC; U.S. Department of Agriculture
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