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Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

English Boxwood Plants

 
 
English Boxwood Plants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
1. English Boxwood Plants Marker
Inscription.
These English Boxwood plants
were grown from
George Washington’s hedges
planted November 1798
on his Mount Vernon estate.

 
Location. 40° 20.941′ N, 74° 39.612′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from Nassau Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in the garden behind the MacLean House at Princeton University. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The President’s House (a few steps from this marker); The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton (within shouting distance of this marker); 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); Nassau Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton Speech (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); March of the Mill Children (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
English Boxwood Plants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
2. English Boxwood Plants Marker
English Boxwood Plants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
3. English Boxwood Plants Marker
Marker at the MacLean House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
4. Marker at the MacLean House
The MacLean House was the official residence of the president of Princeton University. The marker can be seen at the base of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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