“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Moreauville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)


Moreauville Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Moreauville Marker
Inscription.  Site of the organization of the first Corn Club, forerunner of the 4-H clubs, in Louisiana. Organized on Feb. 8, 1908, by V.L. Roy, Avoyelles School Superintendent. Two hundred fifty boys attended first meeting.
Erected by Louisiana 4-H Executive Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHorticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 8, 1908.
Location. 31° 2.086′ N, 91° 58.36′ W. Marker is in Moreauville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 114) near Gautheir Street, on the left when traveling west. Located in front of the Historic Avoyelles High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 287 Main St, Moreauville LA 71355, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); For God and Country (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Mansura (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mansura (approx. 5
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September 2, 2016
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miles away); Desfossé House (approx. 5 miles away); Cottonport Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Historic Oaks of Cottonport (approx. 5.6 miles away); Spring Bayou (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moreauville.
Historic Avoyelles High School image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
3. Historic Avoyelles High School
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2016. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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