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Clarinda in Page County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Historical Goldenrod

Birthplace of 4H

 
 
Historical Goldenrod Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
1. Historical Goldenrod Marker
Inscription.

Originated in 1901
by Jessie Field Shambaugh

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the 4-H Youth Program marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.325′ N, 95° 2.251′ W. Marker is in Clarinda, Iowa, in Page County. Marker is on 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue (U.S. 71) south of Essie Davison Drive, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 South 16th Street, Clarinda IA 51632, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Page County Orphan Train Story (a few steps from this marker); Goldenrod School (a few steps from this marker); Mattie Lou Cavender (a few steps from this marker); Jessie Field Shambaugh (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Jessie Field Shambaugh (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarinda Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Essie Pearl Davison (about 800 feet away); The Glenn Miller Home (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarinda.
 
More about this marker. Goldenrod School is on the grounds of the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum.
 
Also see . . .
Historical Goldenrod School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
2. Historical Goldenrod School and Marker

1. Jessie Field Shambaugh Bio at Iowa 4-H Foundation. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jessie Field Shambaugh Entry in The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Nodaway Valley Historical Museum. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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