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

In Memoriam John Clayton

1685 - 1773

 
 
In Memoriam John Clayton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
1. In Memoriam John Clayton Marker
Inscription. The Garden club, Gloucester, VA, planted a live oak tree, April 2, 1957 near old clerk's office on Court Green in honor of the internationally revered botanist and for 51 years, 1722-1773, Clerk of Gloucester County, VA.
Scientiae Artis Herbariae
Ac Rebus Civilibus Rei Publicae
Semper Fidelis
 
Location. 37° 24.892′ N, 76° 31.762′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from Gloucester Courthouse Grounds. Touch for map. Business US 17 and Blair Road. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Court House (here, next to this marker); Gloucester in the Civil War (here, next to this marker); Pvt. James Daniel Gardner (a few steps from this marker); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (a few steps from this marker); Werowocomoco (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birdsall Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Calhoun Walker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cappahosic (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Also see . . .  The John Clayton Herbarium - Natural History Museum. (Submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernmentHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 920 times since then and 43 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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