Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
William Henry Hatch
Hannibal was the home of William H. Hatch, lawyer, Congressman, and father of agricultural experiment stations. Hatch sponsored the law creating the office of Secretary of Agriculture. Adjoining Hannibal is the Hatch Farm, bequeathed to the State by his daughter and now operated as the Hatch Dairy Experiment Station
Erected 1935 by The State Historical Society of Missouri.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture.
Location. 39° 42.504′ N, 91° 21.531′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on Broadway Ext. (U.S. 36) just east of 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named William Henry Hatch (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Street Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First School House in HannibalCity Hall Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Horr House (about 600 feet away); Standard Printing Company Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
Also see . . . William Henry Hatch. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website entry (Submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.