Near Eatonton in Putnam County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Georgia 4-H Clubs
Motto: “To Make the Best Better”
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.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 117-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 25.321′ N, 83° 24.136′ W. Marker is near Eatonton, Georgia, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of Rock Eagle Road NW and Unnamed entrance road to 4-H Center, on the right when traveling north on Rock Eagle Road NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eatonton GA 31024, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Chapel United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Claud Adams (approx. 0.4 Rock Eagle Mound (approx. 1.7 miles away); Georgia 4-H Center (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of the Home and Private School of Adiel Sherwood (approx. 5 miles away); Seven Islands Road (approx. 5.1 miles away); Springfield (approx. 5.2 miles away); Fairview (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eatonton.
Regarding Georgia 4-H Clubs. Marker is located in the Oconee National Forest. The prehistoric Rock Eagle Mound is part of the park which includes the 4-H Clubs camping and meeting facilities.
Categories. • 20th Century • Agriculture •
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