Fayette in Fulton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Camp Palmer Time Line
Before 1947, summer camps were set up near the Maumee River. The seven counties that were the first members 4-H Camp Palmer: Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Van Wert, and Williams.
The first building built was the dining hall. It was constructed of a split-log construction due to the lumber shortage of WWII.
Allen and Putnam Co. joined the corporation.
Auglaize Co. became the tenth member of the corporation.
A group of campers depicting the symbol of 4-H.
A new entrance sign and county road were put in place in 1958.
Erected 2009 by Defiance County 4-H.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the 4-H Youth Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 20, 1947.
Location. 41° 38.732′ N, 84° 22.216′ W. Marker is in Fayette, Ohio, in Fulton County. Marker is on County Road MN, 0.1 miles east of Harrison Lake Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26246 Harrison Lake Rd, Fayette OH 43521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Camp Palmer Time Line (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Camp Palmer Time Line Pleasant View Union Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fayette Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); 1815 Michigan Meridian / 1915 Ohio Michigan State Line Survey (approx. 4.3 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Park (approx. 4.9 miles away); West Unity Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Floral Grove Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayette.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.