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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

William Henry Hatch

 
 
William Henry Hatch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
1. William Henry Hatch Marker
Inscription. Hannibal was the home of William H. Hatch, lawyer, Congressman, and father of agricultural experiment stations. Hatch sponsored the law creating the office of Secretary of Agriculture. Adjoining Hannibal is the Hatch Farm, bequeathed to the State by his daughter and now operated as the Hatch Dairy Experiment Station
 
Erected 1935 by The State Historical Society of Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 42.504′ N, 91° 21.531′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on Broadway Ext. (U.S. 36) just east of 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named William Henry Hatch (here, next to this marker); Becky Thatcher's Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Mark Twain's Father's Law Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Abner Nash Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Grant's Drug Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Tom Sawyer’s Fence (approx. ¼ mile away); New Cash Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Joshua Mitchell Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Also see . . .  William Henry Hatch - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
William Henry Hatch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
2. William Henry Hatch Marker
. (Submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. AgricultureNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 209 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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