Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —Helen Fowler took over administration of the Shaw Gardens from her father in 1912. Under her guidance the gardens grew into one of the most extensive water plant businesses in the nation. By 1938, Shaw Gardens encompassed 42 ponds spread over nine acres contained 500,000 plants. Widely respected, Fowler traveled the world to collect lilies and roots. The botanist and curator of the U.S. National Herbarium gave her a letter of introduction to directors of botanical gardens in the West Indies and South America.
|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 27th, 2019 at 11:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 331630 N 4308890|
|Decimal Degrees||38.91278333, -76.94195000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.767', W 76° 56.517'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 46.02" N, 76° 56' 31.02" W|
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