Remembering the Ill-fated New York Horticultural Society (NYHS)

David Hosack

“David’s leadership elevated the organization – making it an elite place for horticultural education and prestige.” March 22, 1822 On this day, the New York Horticultural Society (NYHS) was founded. The NYHS was the first horticultural society in the nation and survived until the late 1800s. While the Massachusetts and the Pennsylvania Hort Societies flourished,…

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