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Near Bradford in Bracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bradford Schoolhouse

 
 
Bradford Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
1. Bradford Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  A rare example of a one-room schoolhouse. First through eighth grades, with about 25 children per year, were taught by one teacher. This schoolhouse was used until 1929. In Kentucky there were an estimated 6,752 one-room schoolhouses in 1901, and some were still being used until 1989. It’s on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 2009 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. Given by Dinah Bird-Westerfield & Martin Westerfield. (Marker Number 2288.)
 
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.
 
Location. 38° 46.815′ N, 84° 8.418′ W. Marker is near Bradford, Kentucky, in Bracken County. Marker is on Bradford Road (Kentucky Route 1109) south of Mary Ingles Highway (Kentucky Route 8), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1941 Bradford Rd, Foster KY 41043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edgington Mound (approx.
Bradford Schoolhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
2. Bradford Schoolhouse and Marker
3.2 miles away in Ohio); Neville – 1812 (approx. 4.3 miles away in Ohio); Neville Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away in Ohio); Kenton Ambushes Indians (approx. 4˝ miles away); Utopia (approx. 4˝ miles away in Ohio); Felicity Underground Railroad (approx. 4.6 miles away in Ohio); Honor Roll 1918 (approx. 4.8 miles away in Ohio); Felicity Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away in Ohio).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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