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Kate Olivia Sessions’ Nursery Site

1857 - 1940

 
 
Site of the Kate O. Sessions Nursery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
1. Site of the Kate O. Sessions Nursery Marker
Inscription. This plaque commemorates the life and influence of a woman who envisioned San Diego beautiful. On this site she operated a nursery and gained world renown as a horticulturist. She was the first woman to receive the International Meyer Medal in genetics.
 
Erected 1961 by California State Parks Commission in cooperation with the Pacific Beach Woman's Club. (Marker Number 764.)
 
Location. 32° 48.325′ N, 117° 13.377′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Pico Street, on the right when traveling west on Garnet Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ballad of P.B. (approx. 2.1 miles away); Surfer's Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mission Beach Roller Coaster (approx. 2.9 miles away); Derby Dike (approx. 3.5 miles away); La Playa Trail (approx. 3.5 miles away); Serra Palm (approx. 3.5 miles away); Fray Junipero Serra (approx. 3.6 miles away); Junipero Serra Museum (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryNotable PersonsWomen
 
Kate Olivia Sessions' Nursery Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
2. Kate Olivia Sessions' Nursery Site Marker
Kate Olivia Sessions' Nursery Site image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
3. Kate Olivia Sessions' Nursery Site
Kate Olivia Sessions' Nursery Site image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
4. Kate Olivia Sessions' Nursery Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2, 3, 4. submitted on January 4, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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