Gardens and Crops

Gardens and Crops (HMBBH)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 12.483', W 76° 46.52'

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Tobacco, sassafras - the Jamestown gardener was distracted by quick-money crops for export to Europe. Tobacco was even grown in the streets. In 1624 the General Assembly tried to aid the struggling silk and wine industries by ordering each plot owner to plant four mulberry trees for silk, and 20 vines for wine.
Placed ByColonial National Historic Park
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 342462 N 4119428
Decimal Degrees37.20805000, -76.77533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 12.483', W 76° 46.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 12' 28.98" N, 76° 46' 31.20" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1365 Island Drive, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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