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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.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
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 walking distance of this marker. The Ohio River: Ever Changing (approx. ¾ mile
Bradford Schoolhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
2. Bradford Schoolhouse and Marker
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away in Ohio); The Assistant Lockmaster's House (approx. 0.8 miles away in Ohio); Water Highways (approx. 0.8 miles away in Ohio); Search Lights (approx. 0.8 miles away in Ohio); The Chilo Lock and Dam #34 Walking Tour (approx. 0.8 miles away in Ohio); The Ramp and Esplande (approx. 0.8 miles away in Ohio); Replacing Chilo (approx. 0.8 miles away in Ohio); The Flood of 1937 (approx. 0.8 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 133 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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May. 25, 2022