1907-1982Dedicated on July 19, 1976, the James E. Ward Agricultural Center was named in honor of agricultural agent James E. Ward who served as Wilson County's agricultural agent from 1936 to 1973. A key organizer of the Hereford Breeders Association and instrumental in developing a market for sheep products, Ward aided in diversifying Wilson County's agriculture. His knowledge and guidance led the country to the forefront of agricultural and livestock production in Tennessee. Ward was also an authority on curing and cooking country hams.
|Marker Number||3A 209|
|Placed By||TN Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 5:16am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 565403 N 4006245|
|Decimal Degrees||36.19881667, -86.27250000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 11.929', W 86° 16.35'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 11' 55.74" N, 86° 16' 21.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 945 E Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon TN 37087, US|
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