Agriculture, Horticulture, Gardening

Gardening and Horticulture Book Covers (341 photos)

McCormick Farm, Steeles Tavern, Virginia (47 photos)
Photographs loaned by McCormick Farm Museum to Digital Library and Archives for scanning. In 1831 Cyrus McCormick invented the first reaper that revolutionized the practice of farming. The Walnut Grove Farm was donated to VPI and SU in 1954 and a five-acre memorial plot at the Shenandoah Agricultural Research and Extension Center is maintained as a tribute to Cyrus McCormick and his family.