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McMinnville in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Warren County's Nursery Industry

 
 
Warren County's Nursery Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
1. Warren County's Nursery Industry Marker
Only rebar and pieces of concrete remain.
Inscription. This region probably has the largest number of native woody plant species on earth. In 1887 J. H. H. Boyd began collecting seeds and plants from forests to sell around the world. With sons Fernando and Jim, he located near McMinnville in 1904. Warren County’s soil and climate proved ideal for plant nurseries. In became one of the world’s greatest producers of nursery stock.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 60.)
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 35° 42.285′ N, 85° 50.376′ W. Marker was in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker was at the intersection of Nashville Highway (U.S. 70S) and C Rody Road, on the right when traveling east on Nashville Highway. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 4225 Nashville Hwy, McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Lucy Virginia Smith French (approx. 2.9 miles away); Camp Smartt (approx. 3.9 miles away); W. S. "Dad" Lively (approx. 4 miles away); 16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Occupation of McMinnville
Warren County's Nursery Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
2. Warren County's Nursery Industry Marker
Only the rebar and pieces of concrete remain.
(approx. 4.1 miles away); POW and MIA Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. 4.1 miles away); Symbol of Strength (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McMinnville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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