Porter Farms Historical

Porter Farms Historical (HM1UCM)

Location: Terrell, TX 75160 Kaufman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 46.571', W 96° 16.416'

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Birthplace of agricultural (cooperative) extension, under lead of Dr. Seaman A. Knapp, U.S. Department of Agriculture. On Feb. 26, 1903, from places offered, a special committee of citizens selected farm of Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Porter for first "farm demonstration". The project was highly successful in demonstrating methods of farming. Extension is now part of each state land-grant university and adapted in many foreign nations. Porter sons still operate this pioneer farm, "Where science and farmers first joined hands".
Year Placed1970
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 755370 N 3629765
Decimal Degrees32.77618333, -96.27360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.571', W 96° 16.416'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 34.26" N, 96° 16' 24.96" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15220-15230 FM986, Terrell TX 75160, US
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