John Dick

John Dick (HM1JQO)

Location: Springfield, OH 45504 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.186', W 83° 49.268'

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1834 - 1906

John Dick, born in Aryshire, Scotland and educated at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh, comes to the United States with his family in 1854 spending several years working on Long Island laying out the park system. He later moves to Cincinnati in order to study and work under the guidance of Adolph Strauch, a noted superintendent and landscape gardener on the well-known Spring Grove Cemetery. In the fall of 1863, Mr. Dick receives the recommendation of Strauch for the superintendent's position at the newly established Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio. Under his leadership of 43 years, Ferncliff Cemetery becomes known as one of the most beautiful rural cemeteries in the Midwest.
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Date Added Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 258948 N 4424513
Decimal Degrees39.93643333, -83.82113333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.186', W 83° 49.268'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 11.16" N, 83° 49' 16.08" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501 W Mc Creight Ave, Springfield OH 45504, US
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