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Hindman in Knott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hindman Settlement School

 
 
Hindman Settlement School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
1. Hindman Settlement School Marker
Inscription. Founded 1902 by Kentuckians May Stone and Katherine Pettit in cooperation with the local community. The mission of this nondenominational school is to provide educational and service opportunities for the people of the mountains while keeping them mindful of their heritage.
 
Erected 1998 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 177.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 20.133′ N, 82° 58.724′ W. Marker is in Hindman, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is on State Highway 160 0.1 miles east of Main Street (State Highway 550), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located just east of the driveway entrance to Hindman Settlement School. Marker is in this post office area: Hindman KY 41822, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Educator (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1884 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carl Dewey Perkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar
Hindman Settlement School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
2. Hindman Settlement School Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. one mile away); Alice Lloyd College (approx. 3.1 miles away); Carr Creek Center (approx. 7.3 miles away); Cordia School (approx. 8.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hindman.
 
Also see . . .  Hindman Settlement School. Official website of the school. (Submitted on June 13, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
View to West Along Highway 160 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
3. View to West Along Highway 160
View to East Along Highway 160 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
4. View to East Along Highway 160
Hindman Settlement School image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
5. Hindman Settlement School
View to south from Jethro Amburgey Bridge
Stucky Building image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
6. Stucky Building
Uncle Sol's Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
7. Uncle Sol's Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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