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

Nursery

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, August 1, 2012
1. Nursery Marker
Inscription. This was the general site of the "old nursery," where Jefferson grafted and sowed the seed of special garden plants. He propagated thirteen kinds of shrubs, forty—one species of ornamental trees, twenty—six vegetable varieties, six kinds of grasses, eleven nut trees, and fifty—three fruit tree varieties in the Monticello nurseries. They were the heart of his horticultural world, constantly replenishing his landscape.
 
Location. 38° 0.53′ N, 78° 27.19′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker can be reached from Thomas Jefferson Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Monticello—entrance fee is required. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nail-Making (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood Trades (within shouting distance of this marker); Discovering Mulberry Row (within shouting distance of this marker); The Levy Legacy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smokehouse/Dairy (about 300 feet away); Charcoal (about 400 feet away); Mulberry Row (about 500 feet away); Textiles (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
 
Categories. AgricultureHorticulture & ForestryPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Nursery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 1, 2012
2. Nursery Marker
Nursery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 1, 2012
3. Nursery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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