Thomas Meehan – botanical grounding

Thomas Meehan was fundamental to horticulture, botany, landscapes, and parks here in Philadelphia, and elsewhere.  Ken LeRoy recently came across Meehan’s burial site in Blue Bell, PA and took these photos:

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Photo by Ken LeRoy

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Photo by Ken LeRoy

And here is an image of the sign at the churchyard:

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Photo by Ken LeRoy

To read more about Thomas Meehan, see here:

https://growinghistory.wordpress.com/2012/02/28/some-history-of-historic-plants/

And to read about what is likely the last landscape that he worked on, see here:

https://growinghistory.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/the-yard-of-the-wagner-free-institute/

 

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