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Fruitful legacy : a historic context of orchards in the United States, with technical information for registering orchards in the National Register of Historic Places

Susan A. Dolan.
  • [Seattle, Wash.] : National Park Service, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, Pacific West Regional Office, Cultural Resources, Park Historic Structures and Cultural Landscapes Program, 2009.
  • xxii, 229 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
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  • History.
  • note: Purpose
  • Background
  • Four Periods in the History of American Orchards
  • pt. I: Historic Context of Orchards in the United States
  • Chapter 1
  • Fruit Introduction and Colonization: 1600-1800 European fruit introductions, subsistence farm orchards and fruit gardens for pleasure
  • Summary
  • Chapter 2
  • Fruit Diversification and Migration: 1801-1880 American fruit varieties, collectors, connoisseurs and entrepreneurs
  • Summary
  • Chapter 3
  • Orchard Specialization and Industrialization: 1881-1945 Commercialization, scientific and technological development, and regionalism
  • Summary
  • Chapter 4
  • Fruit Monoculture and Orchard Intensification: 1946-present Internationalism, dwarf trees, high density management systems
  • Summary
  • pt. II: Technical Information for Registering Orchards in the National Register of Historic Places
  • Chapter 5
  • Evaluating the Significance and Integrity of Orchards and Fruit Trees
  • Orchards and Fruit Trees as National Register property types
  • Definitions of "orchard" and "fruit tree"
  • Defining the Significance of Orchards and Fruit Trees
  • Applying the National Register Criteria to Orchards and Fruit Trees
  • Defining the Period of Significance
  • Defining Integrity
  • Example of Landscape Characteristics: Buckner Orchard, North Cascades National Park Service Complex, Washington
  • Evaluating the Integrity of Individually Significant Versus Contributing Orchards and Fruit Trees
  • Integrity of Rare Examples
  • Examples of National Register Nominations
  • Defining Boundaries
  • Introducing Cultural Resource Management of Orchards and Fruit Trees
  • pt. III: Further Information
  • National Parks with Fruit Trees More than Fifty Years Old
  • List of Repositories
  • Relevant Organizations
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-222) and index.
  • OCLC
Additional form
  • 9780160821271
  • 0160821274
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009023541
  • OCLC: 416714758
  • OCLC: 416714758