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Home Of Thomas V. Munson
(530 W. Hanna, Denison)


World-famed grape culturist. Earned second degree ever given at Kentucky A & M College(1870). Moved to Denison 1876; became a civic leader and had nurseries for wide variety of plants.

In 1880s helped France save vineyards from root disease, and became second American ever named to French Legion of Honor.

His scientific papers filed in Washington, D.C. are still used by horticulturists. He and his wife built this home in 1887.