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Near Springfield in Washington County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Saint Rose Priory

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Saint Rose Priory Marker
Inscription.  Founded, 1806, by Fr. Fenwick from Maryland. First Dominican religious house and second oldest priory in the U.S. Site of first Catholic college west of Alleghenies, 1807. St. Thomas School here, 1809-28. Jefferson Davis, later President of Confederacy, student, 1815-16. In 1822 Fr. Wilson founded first community of Dominican Sisters in U.S. Present church built, 1852.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 941.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.549′ N, 85° 15.813′ W. Marker is near Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is on Loretto Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 868 Loretto Road, Springfield KY 40069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Matthew Walton (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elmwood (approx. 2.3 miles away); E. Gregory Goatley Law Office (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lincoln Homestead (approx. 2.3 miles away); Busy Day In Springfield (approx. 2.3 miles away);
Saint Rose Priory Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Saint Rose Priory Marker - wide view
World War I Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); Korean War Marker (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lincoln - Hanks (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  St. Rose Priory. (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Saint Rose Priory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. Saint Rose Priory Marker
Saint Rose Priory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
4. Saint Rose Priory Marker
Saint Rose Priory image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
5. Saint Rose Priory
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3, 4, 5. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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