NCBG North Carolina Botanical Garden

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. - J.R.R. Tolkien

Timeline: The TIMELINE table contains data about significant events in the Garden's history.

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Year 1903

University President Francis Venable appoints Dr. Coker the Director of the Arboretum, and asks him to see what he could do to beautify a 5.5 acre area of boggy, livestock-grazing meadow east of campus. (This and an expanded area become Coker Arboretum).

Event Number: 6
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Last Update: 2017-01-11
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