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1908

4-H movement in West Virginia began in Monroe County

Other events that happened on or around 1908

1914

Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act for federal funding to develop agricultural extension program

Other events that happened on or around 1914

Jul 29, 1915

World's first 4-H encampment was Camp Good Luck in Randolph County, July 29-31, 1915

Other events that happened on or around July 29, 1915

1921

William H. "Teepi" Kendrick established and directed the first state 4-H camp in the U.S. at Jackson's Mill

Other events that happened on or around 1921

Jul 26, 1942

Camp Washington-Carver was dedicated and opened as black state 4-H camp

Other events that happened on or around July 26, 1942


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