Orchards, Fields, Gardens, Pastures Historical

Orchards, Fields, Gardens, Pastures Historical (HM1VJ2)

Location: Washington, DC 20008
Country: United States of America

N 38° 56.451', W 77° 3.11'

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Even in the mill's heyday, the Peirce family ran a diversified farm. They grew vegetables, tended bees, raised livestock for meat and dairy and cultivated fields of wheat, corn, rye, and oats. On this hillside they maintained a substantial orchard. Some of these products were consumed by the family, their tenants, and their enslaved workers. Others were sold at market.Captions:This detail from an 1861 map shows the mill, several other buildings, and the rows of trees on the hillside that made up the Peirce family orchard.
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HM NumberHM1VJ2
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322172 N 4312214
Decimal Degrees38.94085000, -77.05183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.451', W 77° 3.11'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 27.06" N, 77° 3' 6.6" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Western Ridge Trail, Washington DC 20008, US
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