Liberty Hyde Bailey

Liberty Hyde Bailey (HM14D2)

Location: South Haven, MI 49090 Van Buren County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 23.518', W 86° 15.839'

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(1858-1954)

The world-famous botanist and horticulturist, Liberty Hyde Bailey, was born in this frame house. Here in wilderness surroundings he learned of wild animals and plants and attended the local village school. He graduated from Michigan Agricultural College in 1882, served on its faculty, and designed at that school the nation's first distinctively horticultural laboratory building. Bailey went on to be director of Cornell's College of Agriculture, retiring in 1913. Throughout his life he made signal contributions to science.
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HM NumberHM14D2
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Marker Number243
Year Placed1964
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:24am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 560579 N 4693559
Decimal Degrees42.39196667, -86.26398333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 23.518', W 86° 15.839'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 23' 31.08" N, 86° 15' 50.34" W
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Area Code(s)269
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-757 Bailey Ave, South Haven MI 49090, US
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