White Lake in Bladen County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Future Farmers of America
Began in N.C. as Young Tar Heel Farmers, 1928, to promote vocational agriculture in schools. Camp here since 1928.
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-76.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
Location. 34° 38.169′ N, 78° 30.53′ W. Marker is in White Lake, North Carolina, in Bladen County. Marker is on State Highway 53, 1.2 miles south of U.S. 701, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1247 Hwy 53 E, Elizabethtown NC 28337, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Elizabethtown (approx. 5.6 miles away); Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 9 miles away); White Lake CCC Camp (approx. 9.9 miles away); Memorial for Four World War II Aviators (approx. 10.3 Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church (approx. 10.6 miles away); a different marker also named Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church (approx. 12½ miles away); Whistler’s Mother (approx. 12.6 miles away); Oakland (approx. 13.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Future Farmers of America Essay. North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program (Submitted on January 1, 2015.)
2. NC FFA Center. (Submitted on January 1, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2014. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on December 31, 2014. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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