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Jackson’s Mill recognized at West Virginia Division of Culture and History celebration

The West Virginia University Extension Service Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp was recognized for its historic contribution to the state at the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

Established in 1921, WVU Jackson’s Mill is the world’s first state 4-H camp and has served the people of West Virginia as an event and learning facility since its inception. WVU Jackson’s Mill is currently home to West Virginia 4-H camping and the West Virginia State Fire Academy. Learn more about Jackson’s Mill’s historic contribution to the state…

Chad Proudfoot

Chad Proudfoot

WVU Extension Service – 4-H Program Coordinator, Cultural Resources

From a young age, Proudfoot has had a passion for history, public service and education. At age 10, he opened West Virginia’s Blue Book for the first time; the book explains the state’s governmental structure in detail. It was only a matter of time before he began implementing the knowledge and experience he has gained over the years to educate youth and families.Learn more about Chad's work...