Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
T. C. Cherry Elementary
Named for Dr. Thomas Crittenden Cherry, who was superintendent of the Bowling Green schools for 32 years (1905-37). T. C. Cherry Elem. began educating children in the fall of 1950. It housed grades K-8, which included the first kindergarten offered by Bowling Green public schools.
The influence of Dr. Cherry is still felt today, as T. C. Cherry Elementary continues to educate the children of this community. The new T. C. Cherry Elementary opened on August 8, 2009. “The urge to know is a glorious fever. Fortunate is the youth who has caught it.” -Thomas C. Cherry
Sponsored by the students and friends of T. C. Cherry Elementary.
Erected 2010 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2333.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 58.58′ N, 86° 26.792′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 Liberty Way, Bowling Green KY 42104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Surveyor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eliza Calvert Hall, 1856-1935 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Odgen College (approx. ¾ mile away); Training School-College High (approx. ¾ mile away); Henry Hardin Cherry (approx. 0.8 miles away); Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. History (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Albert Sidney Johnston (approx. 0.8 miles away); W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
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