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Santa Roasa in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Luther Burbank's Garden

 
 
Luther Burbank's Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
1. Luther Burbank's Garden Marker
Inscription.
1881 - In This Garden - 1926
Luther Burbank
wrought with living plants to bring the world greater fertility, wealth and beauty developing new varieties which produced better fruits and more beautiful flowers.

 
Erected 1938 by Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 26.142′ N, 122° 42.718′ W. Marker is in Santa Roasa, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from Santa Rosa Avenue near Charles Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 298 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luther Burbank Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee Bros. Building - 1906 (approx. half a mile away); Santa Rosa Post Office and Federal Building (approx. half a mile away); Isaac De Turk 1843 - 1896 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Comstock House Restoration
Luther Burbank's Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
2. Luther Burbank's Garden Marker
The marker is in the shadows to the left.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hogan Building (approx. 6 miles away); Hood House (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located just inside the covered entrance to the Luther Burbank Gardens.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Luther Burbank Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
3. Luther Burbank Gardens
Luther Burbank Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
4. Luther Burbank Gardens
Luther Burbank Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
5. Luther Burbank Gardens
Additional plaques located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
6. Additional plaques located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
Luther Burbank
Home & Gardens
Sonoma County her has been designated
Registered State
Historic Landmark No. 234
by the
California Department of
Natural Resources
Division of Parks
1935


Luther Burbank
House and Garden
has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark
under the provisions of the historic sites act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1864


Luther Burbank
Home & Gardens
has been designated
City Historic Landmark No. 7br by the
Cultural Heritage Board
City of Santa Rosa
1991
Additional plaques located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
7. Additional plaques located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
In Memory of
Luther Burbank
Most
Distinguished Member
Rotary Club
Santa Rosa
May 15, 1964


Brother
Luther Burbank
His Virtues are Written
Upon the Tablets of
Love and Memory
Santa Rosa Elks Lodge No. 646
May 10, 1963
Additional plaque located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
8. Additional plaque located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
The American Society of Horticultural Science
Hereby Recognizes
Luther Burbank Home and Gardens
as an
ASHS Horticultural Landmark
A living museum sharing the legacy of Luther Burbank with the local and global communities while promoting public understanding of the relationship between the land world, humanity and the rest of nature.
7 March 2003
Additional plaque located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
9. Additional plaque located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
Luther Burbank
March 1849 - April 1926
Home & Experimental Gardens
In memory of our citizen of the world, who's love for youth ad growing things was expressed in the work done in these gardens.
The perpetual ownership of these grounds is now vested, through the generosity of Mrs. Burbank, in the City of Santa Rosa.
Additional plaque located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 29, 2017
10. Additional plaque located at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
Luther Burbank Home and Gardens
Reconstructed as a
Memorial to Luther Burbank and his Work
1959
by the Grateful Citizens of the City of Santa Rosa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on April 6, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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