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Gloucester in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memoriam John Clayton

1685 - 1773

 
 
In Memoriam John Clayton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
1. In Memoriam John Clayton Marker
Inscription.  
The Garden Club, Gloucester, VA, planted a live oak tree, April 2, 1957 near old clerk's office on Court Green in honor of the internationally revered botanist and for 51 years, 1722-1773, Clerk of Gloucester County, VA.

Scientiae Artis Herbariae
Ac Rebus Civilibus Rei Publicae
Semper Fidelis

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1766.
 
Location. 37° 24.892′ N, 76° 31.762′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from Gloucester Courthouse Grounds. Business US 17 and Blair Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6511 Main Street, Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Court House (here, next to this marker); Gloucester in the Civil War (here, next to this marker); Pvt. James Daniel Gardner (a few steps from this marker); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (a few steps from this marker); a different marker
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also named In Memoriam John Clayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Werowocomoco (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birdsall Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Daffodil Industry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Also see . . .  The John Clayton Herbarium - Natural History Museum. (Submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,159 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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