Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Birthplace of 4-H
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Ohio State University Extension/4-H Youth Development Program, Springfield-Clark County Chamber of Commerce, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education. In addition, it is included in 4-H Youth Program 🍀, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is January 15, 1902.
Location. 39° 55.54′ N, 83° 48.506′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of Limestone Street and Columbia Street, on the left when traveling north on Limestone Street. Next to flagpoles at southwest corner of the intersection. Next to the A. B. Graham Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The A. B. Graham Building (within shouting distance of this marker); A. B. Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); DeMint Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Springfield's First Church (about 500 feet away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (about 600 feet away); George Rogers Clark (about 600 feet away); First Tavern in Springfield (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Regarding The Birthplace of 4-H. Albert Belmont Graham.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,655 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.