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J. Horace McFarland

Type: 

Roadside

Printer, horticulturist, conservationist, and "City Beautiful" advocate. President, American Civic Association, 1904-24, and editor, "American Rose Annual," 1916-43. He worked successfully for preservation of Niagara Falls and creation of the National Park Service. McFarland stressed the duty of civic leaders to build a beautiful, healthful environment. His Breeze Hill home and gardens were in Harrisburg's Bellevue Park.

Dedication Date: 

06/09/1995

Location

Sunken Garden in Riverfront Park, Front & Verbeke Sts., Harrisburg

County: 

Dauphin

Latitude: 

40.27

Longitude: 

-76.89