Home of the FFA Jacket

Home of the FFA Jacket (HM2FG1)

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N 40° 28.536', W 82° 33.195'

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The blue corduroy jacket worn by
members is a widely recognized symbol
of the National FFA Organization,
formerly Future Farmers of America. In
1933, Dr. J.H. "Gus" Lintner, a Fredericktown
teacher and advisor to the local FFA chapter,
commissioned a jacket for its members to wear to
FFA's national convention in Kansas City, Missouri.
Impressed by the design, the organization adopted
the jacket as part of FFA's Official Dress. Millions
of members have worn it since. Founded in 1928 to
promote agricultural education, FFA continues its
mission in 2018 in all 50 U.S. states and two territories.
HM NumberHM2FG1
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Year Placed2018
Placed ByFredericktown Local School District and The Ohio History Connection
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 368336 N 4481704
Decimal Degrees40.47560000, -82.55325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 28.536', W 82° 33.195'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 28' 32.16" N, 82° 33' 11.7" W
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