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Seaman A. Knapp

 
 
Seaman A. Knapp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 27, 2017
1. Seaman A. Knapp Marker
Inscription.

Seaman A. Knapp Memorial
So named by the Congress in Resolution approved by
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, June 16, 1934
to honor the memory of
Seaman A. Knapp
1833-1911
Founder of Farm Demonstration Work

He organized the system of county farm
demonstration agents and boys' and girls' clubs
from which developed the Co-operative Extension Service of the United States.

This tablet placed herein under authorization
of
The Seventy-Third Congress by
the National Honorary Extension Fraternity,

Epsilon Sigma Phi, Incorporated.

William A. Lloyd, Grand Director
Pontus H. Ross, Grand Sec. Treas

 
Erected by Epsilon Sigma Phi.
 
Location. 38° 53.244′ N, 77° 1.726′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Independence Avenue Southwest and 12th Street SW, on the left when traveling west on Independence Avenue Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20250, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Knapp Memorial Arch (here, next to this marker); a different marker also
Seaman A. Knapp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 27, 2017
2. Seaman A. Knapp Marker
named Knapp Memorial Arch (here, next to this marker); Federal Grain Inspection Service (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Tree (about 400 feet away); Steven Thomas Stefani IV (about 400 feet away); Bradford Pear Tree (about 400 feet away); Bald Cypress (about 400 feet away); USDA Holocaust Memorial Tree (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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