Stringfellow Orchards

Stringfellow Orchards (HM2N6)

Location: Hitchcock, TX 77563 Galveston County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 20.941', W 95° 1.062'

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Nationally and internationally recognized horticulturist Henry Martyn Stringfellow (1839-1912) started an experimental garden and orchard at this location in 1883. In 1890 he published a treatise containing innovative organic gardening methods that were adopted by Japanese, German and many American fruit and vegetable growers. Silver medals garnered at two world fairs and world-wide acclaim for additional publications solidified his stature as a premier experimental horticulturist of his time. Vestiges of his handiwork were evident here over 100 years later.
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HM NumberHM2N6
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Year Placed1992
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 10:45pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 304118 N 3248345
Decimal Degrees29.34901667, -95.01770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 20.941', W 95° 1.062'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 20' 56.46" N, 95° 1' 3.72" W
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Area Code(s)713, 409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7900-7960 Hwy 6, Hitchcock TX 77563, US
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