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

Carr Creek Center

 
 
Carr Creek Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 1, 2016
1. Carr Creek Center Marker
Inscription. Olive V. Marsh and Ruth E. Watson from Mass., aided by the Daughters of the American Revolution, carved this center of learning out of a wooded hillside overlooking rustic “Singing Carr.” When organized, September 1, 1920, it was dedicated to the education of mountain youth and is maintained by the contributions of many friends and the Knott Co. Board of Education.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1152.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 13.827′ N, 82° 58.229′ W. Marker is near Isom, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 160 and Carr Creek Hill Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 160. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Redfox KY 41847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1842 (approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Pioneer Ancestor (approx. 5.7 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 7.1 miles away); Carl Dewey Perkins
View to Southwest Along State Highway 160 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 1, 2016
2. View to Southwest Along State Highway 160
Marker is on left (east) side of highway
(approx. 7.3 miles away); County Named, 1884 (approx. 7.3 miles away); Hindman Settlement School (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pioneer Educator (approx. 7.3 miles away); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
View to Northeast Along State Highway 160 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 2, 2016
3. View to Northeast Along State Highway 160
Road on right leads to Carr Creek Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on August 21, 2016.
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