(1722~1801)One of the first nurserymen in the nation and the author of the first book on North American trees and shrubs. Arbustum Americanum: The American Grove. Marshall is known as the Father of American Dendrology. He regularly supplied native American plants to prominent Europeans eager to learn about species new to them. His plants graced the gardens of England's King George III and King Louis XVI of France. He built and lived in this house.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 441845 N 4422433|
|Decimal Degrees||39.95003333, -75.68078333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.002', W 75° 40.847'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 0.12" N, 75° 40' 50.82" W|
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|Area Code(s)||610, 484|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1403-1407 W Strasburg Rd, West Chester PA 19382, US|
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