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

Alice Lloyd College

 
 
Alice Lloyd College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2016
1. Alice Lloyd College Marker
Inscription. Renowned mountain school located eight miles east. Alice Lloyd came from Boston, 1916, dedicating her life to education of youth in area. Caney Creek Community Center was organized, 1923. After her death, 1962, college renamed honoring founder, who inspired graduates to serve this region. Supported by friends throughout U.S.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 653.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 21.345′ N, 82° 55.664′ W. Marker is near Pippa Passes, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 550 and State Highway 1697, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 550. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mousie KY 41839, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hindman Settlement School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pioneer Educator (approx. 3.2 miles away); County Named, 1884
View to Northeast Towards Intersection of Highways 550 and 1697 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2016
2. View to Northeast Towards Intersection of Highways 550 and 1697
Marker is on right (east) side of highway
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Carl Dewey Perkins (approx. 3.3 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 4.1 miles away); Carr Creek Center (approx. 9 miles away); County Named, 1842 (approx. 10.8 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
Also see . . .  Alice Lloyd College - Our History. (Submitted on August 24, 2016.)
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016.
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