“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Starkville in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

W.H. “Corn Club” Smith

W.H. "Corn Club" Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 2, 2011
1. W.H. "Corn Club" Smith Marker
Inscription. Eminent educator & agriculturist. Pres. of Miss. State U. & first Pres. of USM. Served as State Rural School Supervisor & State Supt. of Ed. Founded first Boys Corn Club in 1907, forerunner of 4-H & FFA Clubs.
Erected 1974 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 33° 27.226′ N, 88° 49.419′ W. Marker is in Starkville, Mississippi, in Oktibbeha County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 12 and Lousiville Street, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 12. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Starkville MS 39759, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grierson's Raid (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greensboro Street Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. 0.7 miles away); Starkville (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. one mile away); The Borden Milk Plant (approx. one mile away); Oktibbeha County Blues (approx. one mile away); Nash Street Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starkville.
Categories. Education
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 32 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 1, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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