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A. E. Kunderd Gladiolus Farm

Location: US 33 at corner of CR 28, Goshen. (Elkhart County, Indiana)

Erected 1997 Indiana Historical Bureau, Goshen Historical Society and A. E. Kundred Family

ID# : 20.1997.1

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Amos E. Kunderd (1866 - 1965) owned and resided on a 100-acre farm on this site. Respected internationally for hybridization of varieties of gladioli which were exhibited, and grown in gardens, throughout the world. Originated the ruffled and laciniated types. His floricultural business, operated 1911-1971, was important to the area economy.

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Agriculture, Nature and Natural Disasters