Bartram's Garden

Local nameBartram's Garden
LocationPhiladelphia, United States

Bartram's Garden is a historic Philadelphia garden and arboretum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1728 by botanist John Bartram, it is the oldest surviving botanical garden in North America. Covering 46 acres with an 8-acre arboretum, the garden is near the intersection of 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard on the west bank of the Schuylkill River.

Its John Bowman Bartram Special Collections Library contains a vast collection of documents and materials related to the history of the Garden, the history of Philadelphia, and the development of the field of botany. The non-profit John Bartram Association operates the Garden in cooperation with the Philadelphia Department of Parks & Recreation. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.

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Franklinia alatamaha @ William Bartram (1739-1823)

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Address 2583 S 53rd St, Philadelphia 19143, United States

Coordinates 39°55'58.09" N -75°12'44.145" E

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