Jungle Gardens (Avery Island, La.)

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Jungle Gardens, Inc., was created by Edward Avery McIlhenny, owner of Avery Island, Louisiana, as a business venture to grow and sell exotic tropical plants at affordable prices. McIlhenny's interest in wildlife and flora enabled him to acquire a wide variety of plants suitable to the south Louisiana climate.

From the description of Jungle Gardens, Inc. bond issue ledger, 1927. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244293541

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creatorOf Jungle Gardens (Avery Island, La.). Jungle Gardens, Inc. bond issue ledger, 1927. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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associatedWith Barry, J. C. person
associatedWith McIlhenny, Edward Avery, 1872-1949. person
associatedWith Weinmann, Rudolph J. person
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Avery Island (La.)
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