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Crewe in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ella Graham Agnew

1872 - 1958

 
 
Ella Graham Agnew Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Ella Graham Agnew Marker
Inscription. First women extension agent for Virginia and U.S. Department of Agriculture, born and buried nearby. In 1910 she organized tomato and canning clubs in Halifax and Nottoway Counties. Forerunners of 4-H and Extension Homemaker Clubs. A pioneer in rural education, her successes opened doors for thousands of girls, women, their families and communities.
 
Erected 1978 by Nottoway County Board of Supervisors.
 
Location. 37° 11.432′ N, 78° 9.436′ W. Marker is in Crewe, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is on Colonial Trail (U.S. 460) 0.3 miles west of Rocky Ford Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crewe VA 23930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. T. O. Sandy (a few steps from this marker); Crewe (approx. 1.9 miles away); Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ingleside Training Institute (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lottie Moon (approx. 2.3 miles away); Burkeville (approx. 2.5 miles away); Wilson-Kautz Raid (approx. 2.5 miles away); Burkeville Junction (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crewe.
 
Categories. AgricultureEducation
 
Colonial Trail (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Colonial Trail (facing west)
 
 
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