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What are the dates of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s first flower show?

I am compiling a list of garden historic dates. I’m hoping you can tell me the date(s) of PHS’s 1829 show?
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The first exhibition of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society open to the public was held at the Masonic Hall on Chestnut Street, Philadelphia on June 6, 1829. (cited from James Boyd's A History of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 1827-1927, p. 43).

This was the first public flower show held in America. The link below takes you to a digitized copy of Boyd, p. 43.  -- Janet Evans


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