Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Birthplace of 4-H
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Ohio State University Extension/4-H Youth Development Program, Springfield-Clark County Chamber of Commerce, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the 4-H Youth Program, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 39° 55.54′ N, 83° 48.506′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of Limestone Street and Columbia Street, on the left when traveling north on Limestone Street. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The A. B. Graham Building (within shouting distance of this marker); A. B. Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); DeMint Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Springfield's First Church (about 500 feet away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (about 600 feet away); George Rogers Clark (about 600 feet away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Regarding The Birthplace of 4-H. Albert Belmont Graham.
Also see . . . Brother Albert Belmont Graham Father of the 4-H. (Submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Agriculture • Education • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.