Henry Shaw (philanthropist)

Henry Shaw (philanthropist)

Henry Shaw (July 24, 1800 in Sheffield, England – August 25, 1889 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a philanthropist and is best known as the founder of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Henry Shaw (philanthropist) - Retirement
... Following his retirement Shawtravelled extensively, and returned to St ... Barnett (who later also designed Shaws mausoleum) to design and build Tower Grove House, which became his estate ... Working with leading botanists, Shawplanned, funded and built what would become the Missouri Botanical Garden on the land around his home ...

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