A. B. Graham

A. B. Graham (HM8JU)

Location: Springfield, OH 45502 Clark County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 55.524', W 83° 48.509'

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Founder of 4-H

On January 15, 1902, Mr. Albert B. Graham called to order the first meeting of a "Boys' and Girls' Agriculture Experiment Club". Before growing season 85 children from 10 to 15 years of age had already volunteered to join. One hundred years later, 286,000 Ohio youth join children from the other 49 States and 86 foreign countries in 4-H membership.

Mike Major has sculpted a youthful Graham with two of his early club members as they present their projects.

Funding provided by: Turner Foundation, Jane P. Hollenbeck, Carleton and Ruth Davidson Trust, Della Selsor Trust, Clark County 4-H and Clark County Commissioners John Detrick, James E. Sheehan and Roger D. Tackett.

Sculpture Committee members are James J. Campbell, Mark Chepp, David C. Martin, Michael G. Morris and Thomas T. Taylor.

Presented to Clark County, August 12, 2004
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HM NumberHM8JU
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByClark County 4-H and Clark County Commissioners
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 10:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 259990 N 4423254
Decimal Degrees39.92540000, -83.80848333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 55.524', W 83° 48.509'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 55' 31.44" N, 83° 48' 30.54" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25-99 N Limestone St, Springfield OH 45502, US
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