Georgia 4-H Clubs

Georgia 4-H Clubs (HM8NV)

Location: Eatonton, GA 31024 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 25.321', W 83° 24.136'

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Motto: "To Make the Best Better"

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Georgia 4-H Club work started in 1905 with 151 boys, each growing one acre of corn, under the leadership of G.C. Adams. In 1911 girls' tomato and canning projects were started.
4-H work led by County Extension Agents, became part of Agricultural Extension Service, University of Georgia in 1914. Membership increased to 126,927 by 1953.
The Georgia 4-H Center, located in Rock Eagle Park started June 1952, is a tribute to former members and be an educational training center for future members.
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HM NumberHM8NV
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number117-1
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 7:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 276638 N 3700653
Decimal Degrees33.42201667, -83.40226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 25.321', W 83° 24.136'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 25' 19.26" N, 83° 24' 8.16" W
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Area Code(s)706, 478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 350 Rock Eagle Rd, Eatonton GA 31024, US
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