Blandy Experimental Farm

Blandy Experimental Farm (HMIN)

Location: Boyce, VA 22620 Clarke County
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N 39° 4.157', W 78° 3.745'

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In 1926, Graham F. Blandy bequeathed a 712-acre portion of his estate, The Tuleyries, to the University of Virginia to educate "boys farming in the various branches." Beginning late in the 1920s, the two-story, century-old brick slave quarters was enlarged and converted into laboratories and housing, and 172 acres were developed into an arboretum. Containing one of the most diverse collections of trees and woody shrubs in the eastern United States, Blandy Experimental Farm was designated the State Arboretum of Virginia in 1986. The University of Virginia uses Blandy Farm for environmental research and education.
Marker NumberB 37
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 3:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 754145 N 4328573
Decimal Degrees39.06928333, -78.06241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.157', W 78° 3.745'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 9.42" N, 78° 3' 44.70" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 132-138 Tuleyries Ln, Boyce VA 22620, US
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