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#764:  Site of the Kate O. Sessions Nursery

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Location:

NW corner of Garnet Ave and Pico St, San Diego

32.80532,-117.22314

Plaque:

State Plaque

Links:

Notes:

None


Plaque Text:

Kate Olivia Sessions' Nursery Site 1857-1940

This plaque commemorates the life and influence of a woman who envisioned San Diego beautiful. On this site she operated a nursery and gained world renown as a horticulturist, she was the first woman to receive the International Meyer Medal in genetics.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Pacific Beach Woman's Club. July 7, 1961



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