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Founding of the Future Farmers of Virginia K-64 | Marker History

Founding of the Future Farmers of Virginia Marker, K-64

The Future Farmers of Virginia (FFV) was founded on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute by four members of the Agricultural Education Department in September, 1925. Developed as a statewide organization for boys enrolled in high school vocational agriculture, the FFV was used as a model for establishing the Future Farmers of America. The four founders were Walter Newman, Henry Groseclose, Edmund Magill, and Harry Sanders.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1988
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Montgomery County
Physical Description of Location: 615 Southgate Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Marker is located at visitor center.
GPS Location: 37.214502,-80.428043
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