The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women

The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women (HM1LGP)

Location: Maple Glen, PA 19002 Montgomery County
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N 40° 9.862', W 75° 11.565'

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This school was among the first in the nation to educate women for careers in horticulture and agriculture. It was founded in 1910 on this site by Jane Bowne Haines and a "congress of women." Three years later the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association originated here at a meeting sponsored by the school. During WWI & WWII PSHW trained women to grow and preserve food for the war effort. In 1958, PSHW merged with Temple University.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 483586 N 4446018
Decimal Degrees40.16436667, -75.19275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 9.862', W 75° 11.565'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 9' 51.72" N, 75° 11' 33.9" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 616-700 Meetinghouse Rd, Maple Glen PA 19002, US
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