Site of Propagation of Thompson Seedless Grape

California State Historic Landmark 929

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#929 Site of Propagation of
The Thompson Seedless Grape

William Thompson, an Englishman, and his family settled here in 1863. In 1872, he sent to New York for three cuttings called Lady de Coverly of which only one survived. The grape, first publicly displayed in Marysville in 1875, became known as Thompson's Seedless Grape. Today thousands of acres have been planted in California for the production of raisins, bulk wine and table grapes.

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9001 Colusa Hwy, Hwy 20 (PM 7.7), 8 mi W of Yuba City.

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