York Imperial Apple

York Imperial Apple (HM3FN)

Location: York, PA 17403 York County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 55.399', W 76° 42.921'

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Here, at a nursery located on Springwood Farms, a new variety of apple was propagated by Jonathan Jessop in 1820. In 1855 it was named the "York Imperial." It became a leading variety which was widely grown in the U.S.
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HM NumberHM3FN
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Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:19am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 353410 N 4420654
Decimal Degrees39.92331667, -76.71535000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 55.399', W 76° 42.921'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 55' 23.9400" N, 76° 42' 55.2600" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2297-2319 S George St, York PA 17403, US
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