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Clarinda in Page County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jessie Field Shambaugh

 
 
Jessie Field Shambaugh Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
1. Jessie Field Shambaugh Marker
Inscription.

"Everywhere in the country, for those who have learned to see and understand, are lessons which point toward the richness and strength of life."
by Jessie Field Shambaugh

These words are written in memory of "The Mother of 4-H" to honor her pioneer spirit, gentle insight, infinite kindness, and the creative vision which has reached around the world.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the 4-H Youth Program marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.313′ N, 95° 2.248′ W. Marker is in Clarinda, Iowa, in Page County. Marker is on 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue (U.S. 71) south of Essie Davison Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 South 16th Street, Clarinda IA 51632, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Jessie Field Shambaugh (here, next to this marker); Goldenrod School (a few steps from this marker); Mattie Lou Cavender (a few steps from this marker); Historical Goldenrod (a few steps from this marker); The Page County Orphan Train Story (within shouting distance

Jessie Field Shambaugh Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
2. Jessie Field Shambaugh Marker
On rock in left background
of this marker); Clarinda Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Essie Pearl Davison (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Glenn Miller Home (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarinda.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the grounds of the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jessie Field Shambaugh Bio at Iowa 4-H Foundation. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jessie Field Shambaugh Entry in The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jessie Field Shambaugh MSS at University of Iowa Libraries. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Jessie Field Shambaugh MSS at Iowa State University of Iowa Library. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Nodaway Valley Historical Museum. (Submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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