National Corn Husking Contest

National Corn Husking Contest (HM1NU)

Location: Newtown, IN 47969 Fountain County
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N 40° 12.244', W 87° 8.946'

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Richland Township
Site of National Corn Husking Contest in 1935.

4 Blocks West - - -
Cobb Farms and L.K. Mitchell and Family Hosts.

Lawrence Pitzer of Fountain County Represented Indiana and later became National Champion in 1939.

(lower tablet): Champion 1935 Elmer Carlson of Iowa
HM NumberHM1NU
Year Placed1976
Placed ByFountain County Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 487310 N 4450417
Decimal Degrees40.20406667, -87.14910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.244', W 87° 8.946'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 14.64" N, 87° 8' 56.76" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 IN-55, Newtown IN 47969, US
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