Plainﬁeld Garden Club
Women’s Heritage Trail
—Shakespeare Garden —
“The small garden of Shakespeare’s day, which we so loving call by his name, was a little pleasure garden-a garden to stroll in and to sit in…intended to supply flowers for ‘nosegays’ and herbs for ‘strewings.’” Shakespeare Garden by Esther Singleton, Journal of the International Garden Club, Vol. III,
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The Plainfield Garden Club, a women’s organization, is on the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail because of the significant contributions of women’s volunteer organizations in New Jersey. They fostered a strength of purpose that has been an inspiration and motivation for conservation activism in America and around the world.
(Bottom box)< r> The New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail highlights a collection of historic sites located around the state that represent the significant contributions women made to the history of our state. The Heritage Trail brings to life the vital role of women in New Jersey’s past and present.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail marker series.
Location. 40° 36.337′ N, 74° 24.701′ W. Marker is in Plainfield, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on F.S. Mathewson Dr. just from Randolph Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plainfield NJ 07060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drake House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Drake House Flag Pole (approx. 1.2 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.2
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry • Women •
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