Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
A. B. Graham
Founder of 4-H
Mike Major has sculpted a youthful Graham with two of his early club members as they present their projects.
Funding provided by: Turner Foundation, Jane P. Hollenbeck, Carleton and Ruth Davidson Trust, Della Selsor Trust, Clark County 4-H and Clark County Commissioners John Detrick, James E. Sheehan and Roger D. Tackett.
Sculpture Committee members are James J. Campbell, Mark Chepp, David C. Martin, Michael G. Morris and Thomas T. Taylor.
Presented to Clark County, August 12, 2004
Erected 2004 by Clark County 4-H and Clark County Commissioners.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education. 4-H Youth Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 15, 1902.
Location. 39° 55.524′ N, 83° 48.509′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Limestone Street, on the left when traveling north. Markers are at entrance to 4-H Park, adjacent to south side of A. B. Graham Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 N Limestone Street, 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 (here, next to this marker); The Birthplace of 4-H (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Veterans of Clark County (within shouting distance of this marker); DeMint Memorial Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Purple Heart Memorial (about 400 feet away); Floral Center Of The World (about 400 feet away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (about 500 feet away); Site of Springfield's First Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
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