A Century of Weather and Crop Service

June 1, 1972 – December 31, 1972

National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor

See on Map Floor Plan

Mark 100 years of cooperation between the the Departments of Agriculture and Commerce in providing weather reports and forecasts to farmers. Go back to 1849 when Joseph Henry, as the first Smithsonian Secretary, pioneered the nation's weather mapping network. See weather maps and measuring devices from then to now.