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Creation Date

7-9-2016

Description

The marker reads: "KUDZU DEVELOPED HERE Kudzu, brought to this country from Asia as an ornamental, was developed near here in the early part of the Twentieth Century and given to the world as a soil-saving, high-protein forage plant by Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Pleas. The fast-growing, deep-rooted leguminous vine has been widely grown in the United States as a drought-resisting, erosion-controlling plant that compares with alfalfa in pasture and hay-making values. F-199 FLORIDA BOARD OF PARKS AND HISTORIC MEMORIALS IN COOPERATION WITH WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1967" Top of the sign: Image of the Great Seal of the State of Florida – In God We Trust

Latitude, Longitude

30 deg 46' 39.05", 85 deg 33' 5.65"

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida –Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Chipley (Fla.); Historic markers – Florida – Washington County; Kudzu vine

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