NO4551 : Plaque on a wall in Don Street, Forfar, Commemorating George Don, Botanist

taken 9 years ago, near to Forfar, Angus, Great Britain

Plaque on a wall in Don Street, Forfar, Commemorating George Don, Botanist
Plaque on a wall in Don Street, Forfar, Commemorating George Don, Botanist
Dove Hillock or Doo Hillock was a fine nursery that Don set up in Forfar. Born in Menmuir, he trained as a Gardener at Dupplin House and soon began exploring the Highlands for plant species. He published a book Herbarium Britannicum. He became Principal Gardener at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. He later returned to Forfar and his Nursery, where he died.
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 March, 2009
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Plaque   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 457 511 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:38.9290N 2:53.1888W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NO 457 511
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