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Place Details

Place Name: Battle Park
Place Number: 5
Place Type: FORMIX
Owner Number (from Person Number):
Owner Name: University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll
Owner Type: GS
Owner Contact (from Person Number): Adams
EPA Level III Ecoregions: 45
EPA Level IV Ecoregions: 45c
Country Code: US
State Code: NC
County Name: Orange
Municipality: Chapel Hill
Location Sensitive: No
Place Website: www.ncbg.unc.edu
Decimal Latitude: 35.914237
Decimal Longitude: -79.042703
Places Notes: On July 1, 2004, at the request of James Moeser, Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the North Carolina Botanical Garden assumed responsibility for Battle Park, a wonderful wooded tract on the east side of campus and downhill from the Coker Arboretum. The park is named for Kemp Plummer Battle, president of UNC from 1876 to 1891, who laid out the original trail system and spent many happy and contemplative hours within the forest.
Last Update: 2016-10-10
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