Joel Roberts Poinsett

Joel Roberts Poinsett (HM522)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 50.918', W 82° 24.004'

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1759 - 1851

Statesman · Diplomat · Naturalist
Founder, National Institution for the Promotion of Science, forerunner of the Smithsonian Institution

· First United States Minister to Mexico · · United States Secretary of War ·

While serving as Minister to Mexico in 1825, Poinsett introduced to
America a species of the Euphorbia plant later named
Poinsettia pulcherrima in his honor.
HM NumberHM522
Year Placed2001
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 4:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 372002 N 3857150
Decimal Degrees34.84863333, -82.40006667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.918', W 82° 24.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 55.08" N, 82° 24' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 W Court St, Greenville SC 29601, US
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