Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1360.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 59.202′ N, 86° 26.981′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of States Street and College Heights Ave. on States Street. Click for map. Located in front of Thompson Complex Wing at WKU. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Hardin Cherry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky (approx. 0.3 miles away); Felts Log House Long Hunters (approx. 0.6 miles away); James T. Morehead, (1797-1854) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Warren County's Chief USA Civil War Officers / Warren County Awards (approx. 0.6 miles away); Warren County / Portage Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bowling Green.
Also see . . . Western Kentucky University. In 1922, the school was authorized by the state to grant four-year degrees and was renamed as Western Kentucky State Normal School and Teachers College. The first four-year degrees were awarded in 1924. In 1927, the school merged with Ogden College, which occupied an adjacent campus. The name changed again in 1930 to Western Kentucky State Teachers College. The school was authorized to offer the Master of Arts degree in 1931. Another name change took place in 1948, when the school became simply Western Kentucky State College. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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