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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Centre College

 
 
Centre College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Centre College Marker
Inscription.  Founded on this campus in 1819 by pioneer Kentuckians who held that heart and mind must be trained together, and dedicated to the inculcation of ideals of culture and character in the hearts of American youth. Veritas Lux Mentis.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 923.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
 
Location. 37° 38.78′ N, 84° 46.869′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville KY 40422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sinking Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Centre (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Ephraim McDowell, 1771-1830 / McDowell-Crawford Surgery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Carnegie (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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C.S.A. 1861 - 1865 (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Todd Stuart, 1807-1885 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Uncle" Charlie Moran (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Centre College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Centre College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2. submitted on August 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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