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Lebanon in Wilson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

James E. Ward

1907-1982

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, October 9, 2010
1. James E. Ward Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated on July 19, 1976, the James E. Ward Agricultural Center was named in honor of agricultural agent James E. Ward who served as Wilson County's agricultural agent from 1936 to 1973. A key organizer of the Hereford Breeders Association and instrumental in developing a market for sheep products, Ward aided in diversifying Wilson County's agriculture. His knowledge and guidance led the country to the forefront of agricultural and livestock production in Tennessee. Ward was also an authority on curing and cooking country hams.
 
Erected by TN Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 209.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimals. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 11.929′ N, 86° 16.35′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Tennessee, in Wilson County. Marker can be reached from East Baddour Parkway. Inside the Wilson County Fairgrounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon TN 37087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
James E. Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 9, 2010
2. James E. Ward Marker
distance of this marker. A.C. Wharton Market (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedman's Store (about 300 feet away); Dr. James Edmond Fisher's Office (about 300 feet away); The Civil War In Lebanon (about 400 feet away); Forbes Cabin (about 500 feet away); Melrose Church (about 500 feet away); Mr. Luther's Blacksmith Shop and Broom Factory (about 500 feet away); Pete Smith's Store (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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