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— Brightwood Heritage Trail —Apple and Peach Trees once covered the slopes to your left, some 40 acres' worth, all planted by noted horticulturalist John Saul (1819-1897). In the 1870s Saul was one of Brghtwood's largest landowners. In addition to these orchards, he operated nurseries for ornamental trees and greenhouse plants near old Brightwood racetrack and on Seventh Street, and developed a nationally renowned seed catalogue business.
|Placed By||Cultural Heritage DC|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 11:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 323818 N 4314892|
|Decimal Degrees||38.96530000, -77.03353333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 57.918', W 77° 2.012'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 57' 55.08" N, 77° 2' 0.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6114-6198 14th St NW, Washington DC 20011, US|
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