Maysville in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
One of the tenants of the apartments in the building in the 1940s was Alice Lloyd, a prominent state figure in the temperance and women's suffrage movement.
In August 1976 the building was purchased by Anne Williams, who operates her beauty salon here. Apartments maintain this as a residential property. This well-built structure, now 130 years old, is unique for its stained glass and woodwork.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Science & Medicine • Women. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series list.
Location. 38° 38.813′ N, 83° 45.939′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on West 3rd Street (Kentucky Route 8) west Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 West 3rd Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosemary Clooney (within shouting distance of this marker); Stanley Forman Reed (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alanant-O-Wamiowee (about 400 feet away); Limestone (about 500 feet away); Kentucky Historian (about 500 feet away); William G. Kenton (1941-1981) (about 700 feet away); Maysville Academy (about 800 feet away); Noted Historian (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
More about this marker. Marker is mounted at eye-level on a post beside the sidewalk. Due to nearby garden, trees and shrubs, this marker may be partially obscured from the street during growing seasons.
Also see . . . Alice Spencer Geddes Lloyd. Alice Spencer Geddes Lloyd (1876 – 1962) was an American social reformer who founded Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes, Kentucky. Alice Spencer Geddes was born in Athol, Massachusetts and later studied at Radcliffe College. In her early career in Boston, Alice Geddes worked as a journalist. In 1902, she was publisher and editor of The Cambridge Press, the first United States publication to have an all-female staff. Together with June Buchanan, a native of Syracuse, New York, who joined her in Kentucky in 1919, Lloyd founded 100 elementary schools throughout eastern Kentucky and opened Caney Junior College in 1923. Lloyd served the college until her death on September 4, 1962. After her death, the college (Submitted on September 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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