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Camp Palmer Time Line

1991-2009

 
 
Camp Palmer Time Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 20, 2020
1. Camp Palmer Time Line Marker
Inscription.  
1991-94
In 1991, 4-H Camp Palmer received accreditation by The American Camp Association.

The turning point and vision for 4-H Camp Palmer came in 1993 when the camp became more closely affiliated with the Ohio State University. The board hired an Extension Agent/Executive Director of $-H Camp Palmer with overall management responsibilities at the camp. Also employed by OSU Extension in the camp's program manager.

A new logo for the camp was designed in 1994

1995-97
The second campaign began in 1995. Renovation of the cabins began as well.

Camp Palmer celebrated its 50th Anniversary with over 700 in attendance.

Erie Sauder made a donation for the renovation of the recreation hall.

2001-03
In 2001 the Woodland Lodge was constructed.

Also 8 more acres were purchased bringing 4-H Camp Palmer to its current size of 157 acres. The new
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staff housing, The Rock, is built in 2003.

2006-08
Many renovations were made in 2006. Vesper Hill was a Van Wert county volunteer project. The campfire area was renovated by Wood County and the bridge railing project was done by Auglaize County.

A shooting range was added in 2007. In 2008 a new administrative office was constructed.

2009
In 2009, an old com crib was moved to the entrance of 4-H Camp Palmer which is what now houses this timeline. It serves as an entrance in to the camp as well as a look back into our history and legacy.

Today, 4-H Camp Palmer is operated by four full-time and 17 seasonal employees. The executive director and program manager oversee maintenance, program, secretarial and kitchen staff for the seven month camping season.
 
Erected 2009 by Defiance County 4-H.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the 4-H Youth Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1991.
 
Location. 41° 38.734′ N, 84° 22.216′ W. Marker is in Fayette
Camp Palmer Time Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 20, 2020
2. Camp Palmer Time Line Marker
Info boards are inside the Camp Palmer Covered Bridge
, Ohio, in Fulton County. Marker is on County Road MN, 0.1 miles east of Harrison Lake Road. 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 (here, next to this marker); 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); The Wabash Cannonball Trail (approx. 5.6 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 90 times since then and 6 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.

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