“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
South Haven in Van Buren County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Frank E. Warner

Frank E. Warner Marker image. Click for full size.
September 8, 2012
1. Frank E. Warner Marker
Inscription.  This property, known as the Bailey Home, was purchased from Liberty Bailey, father of Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey, by Frank E. Warner in 1918. Mr. Warner made this his home until his death in 1926.

Mr. Warner was a pioneer fruit grower of this community and an authority on fruit culture. His counsel and advice was in great demand. This house, having been the home of Liberty Hyde Bailey and Frank Warner for many years, has become the shrine of horticulturists of the community, state and nation.

In addition to his keen interest in fruit culture, Mr. Warner took a very active part in the civic and religious activities of this community.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureHorticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
Location. 42° 23.521′ N, 86° 15.83′ W. Marker is in South Haven, Michigan, in Van Buren County. Marker can be reached from Bailey Avenue (State Highway 43) 0.2 miles north of Aylworth Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located on the Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum. Touch for map. Marker is
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at or near this postal address: 903 S Bailey Ave, South Haven MI 49090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey (here, next to this marker); Liberty Hyde Bailey (a few steps from this marker); The Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Theodatus Timothy Lyon (within shouting distance of this marker); Hartman School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Indiana School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Scott Club (approx. 0.8 miles away); City of South Haven (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Haven.
Also see . . .  Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum. Birthsite of Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey, America's Father of Modern Horticulture (Submitted on September 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey Birthplace image. Click for full size.
2. Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey Birthplace
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2012. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2012. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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