Site of "City Gardens" - Nursery of Louis Pellier

California State Historic Landmark 434

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#434 Site of "City Gardens" Nursery of Louis Pellier
Pellier, native of France, and founder of California's prune industry, came to California in 1849. In October 1850, he established a nursery called "City Gardens" on this site. Here, aided by his brothers Pierre and Jean, he introduced the French prune, "La Petite D'Agen," during the winter of 1856-57.

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100 block of W St James St, San Jose.

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