First Corn Club

First Corn Club (HMFWR)

Location: Sinks Grove, WV 24976 Monroe County
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N 37° 38.239', W 80° 30.446'

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West Virginia's first Corn Club was organized at Pickaway School on idea of county superintendent C.A. Keadle, with support from WVU Agricultural Dean T.C. Atkenson. WVU Extension Dept. provided 71 schoolchildren with tested seed in 1908 and 46 entered crop in corn show at courthouse in Union in November. Corn Clubs, later known as Agricultural Clubs, paved the way for today's 4-H Clubs.
Marker NumberME 1
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 543458 N 4165689
Decimal Degrees37.63731667, -80.50743333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.239', W 80° 30.446'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 14.34" N, 80° 30' 26.76" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3603 Seneca Trl N, Sinks Grove WV 24976, US
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