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Pikeville in Pike County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pikeville Collegiate Institute

 
 
Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 28, 2008
1. Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker
Inscription. Established by the Presbyterian Church. Building erected, 1889. The brick was fired on the site, using clay from nearby riverbank. Structure served as school, chapel, and community center for many years. Designated on National Register, 1974; used since then as the Center for Local Arts and History. Oldest surviving school building in Pike County, 1975.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society – Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1533.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 28.573′ N, 82° 31.309′ W. Marker is in Pikeville, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is on College Street north of Hibbard Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. In front of the Pikeville City Hall, now in the original building. Marker is in this post office area: Pikeville KY 41501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Feudists on Trial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away); McCoy House (approx. half a mile away); Struggle for the Big Sandy Valley
Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker and Building image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2008
2. Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker and Building
Building is now the Pikeville City Hall and marker is in the lower right corner.
(approx. 11.2 miles away); The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 11.2 miles away); Daniel Boone's First Steps in Kentucky (approx. 15 miles away); Elkhorn City’s Railroads (approx. 15 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pikeville.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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