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The National Mall in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ingenuity

Common Ground: Our American Garden

 
 
Ingenuity Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 26, 2022
1. Ingenuity Marker
Inscription.  
Clever gardeners used plants to overcome obstacles, and found solutions to allow desired plants to thrive.

Whether with a lack of resources or an abundance of opportunity many minds came together to create networks and industries to serve the public. Experimentation, invention, and a free economy provides a variety of opportunities to use plants today.

Did you know?
Plants make up a good deal of our clothing, from the fiber to the dye to the rubber of our shoe soles. How many plants are you wearing?
 
Erected by Smithsonian Gardens, Smithsonian Institution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyHorticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 53.457′ N, 77° 1.821′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in The National Mall. Marker can be reached from Madison Drive Northwest east of 14th Street Northwest (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling west
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discovery (here, next to this marker); Common Ground (here, next to this marker); James Smithson (a few steps from this marker); Healing (a few steps from this marker); John Quincy Adams (a few steps from this marker); Memory (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Common Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Anise hyssop (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Ingenuity Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 26, 2022
2. Ingenuity Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jun. 15, 2024