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Watson, Elkanah

  • 1 Watson, Elkanah

    (1758-1842) Уотсон, Элкейна
    Предприниматель. В 1779 помогал американскому представителю в Париже Б. Франклину [ Franklin, Benjamin] в сборе средств и провизии для отправки в Новую Англию [ New England]. Позднее создал экспериментальную ферму в Массачусетсе в районе Беркширского нагорья [ Berkshire Hills]. С 1810 в течение нескольких лет организовывал выставки скота. Идея проведения сельских выставок-ярмарок в округах и штатах быстро распространилась по стране. В 1811 создал первую в США фермерскую организацию - Беркширское аграрное общество [Berkshire Agricultural Society]

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