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OLDEST - Continuously Operating Greenhouse in United States - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 36.900 W 090° 15.460
15S E 738765 N 4277621
Quick Description: The Linnean House at the Missouri Botanical Garden is the oldest continuously operated greenhouse in the United States.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2007 8:45:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM1GN6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 47

Long Description:
THe Linnean House built in 1882 by the garden's founder Henry Shaw is named for Carl Linnaeus, the father of plant classification. A bust of Linneaus is above the main entry. The Linnean house is used to house the Garden's camellia collection. Camellias, members of the tea family, bloom in January.
Type of documentation of superlative status: Gardens websie

Location of coordinates: Entrance to green house

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