“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Potter College

Potter College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Potter College Marker
Inscription.  School for girls founded 1877 as Cedar Bluff Female College near Woodburn. Part of the staff moved to Bowling Green in 1899 and began Potter College. Located on Vinegar Hill, now part of the campus of Western Kentucky University. School closed in 1909. Name perpetuated in Potter College of Arts and Humanities of Western Kentucky University.
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1417.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
Location. 36° 59.335′ N, 86° 27.159′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on College Heights Blvd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate State Capital of Kentucky (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Felts Log House (about 500 feet away); Fort Albert Sidney Johnston (about 500 feet away);
Potter College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Potter College Marker
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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. History (about 600 feet away); W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade (about 600 feet away); Henry Hardin Cherry (about 700 feet away); Training School-College High (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ogden College (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2019, by Dave of Spence, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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