The Courthouse Arboretum

The Courthouse Arboretum (HM217U)

Location: Greenville, MS 38701 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 24.42', W 91° 3.158'

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In 1895, Dr. Orville Blanton, son of Harriet Blanton Theobald, "the Mother of Greenville," designed and planted an arboretum on the grounds of the Washington County courthouse featuring native specimens. The Greenville Garden Club, recognized as the state's first garden club, has served as curator since 1948.
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HM NumberHM217U
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 681088 N 3698103
Decimal Degrees33.40700000, -91.05263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 24.42', W 91° 3.158'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 24' 25.2" N, 91° 3' 9.48" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900-998 Washington Ave, Greenville MS 38701, US
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