Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden

Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden (HMKJS)

Location: Middlebury, IN 46540 Elkhart County
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N 41° 40.683', W 85° 42.533'

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Side One:
Krider Nurseries constructed and exhibited Krider's Diversified Garden at Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago 1933-1934. Some plants and structures were returned to Middlebury, and garden was reconstructed here 1935. After falling into decay, garden was restored by community 1995.

Side Two:
Founded 1896 by Vernon Krider (1876-1955), Krider Nurseries produced its first catalog 1906. Primarily regional wholesale business; also served mail-order market. Bought patent to produce and sell first thornless rose. For many years, Krider's was one of Middlebury's largest industries. Ceased operation 1990.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number20.2001.1
Year Placed2001
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Middlebury Park Board, Town of Middlebury, Michiana Master Gardeners, and Elkhart County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 6:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 607465 N 4614836
Decimal Degrees41.67805000, -85.70888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 40.683', W 85° 42.533'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 40' 40.98" N, 85° 42' 31.98" W
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301 Bristol Ave, Middlebury IN 46540, US
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