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Clear Creek Springs in Bell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Henderson Settlement

Settlement is 17 miles west on KY 190

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 27, 2020
1. Henderson Settlement Marker
Inscription.  Rev. Hiram M. Frakes founded this Methodist Settlement in 1925. Begun in a cabin with 13 students, it became an institution for spiritual and educational development of mountain youth. Frakes guided and influenced the entire Middle Laurel Fork Valley. Their simply expressed gratitude for his work was, "Parson, we're glad you came."
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1286.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 44.217′ N, 83° 41.783′ W. Marker is in Clear Creek Springs, Kentucky, in Bell County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 190 and U.S. 25E, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 190. On the side of the road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Paula Dr, Pineville KY 40977, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Camp Site In Kentucky
Henderson Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 27, 2020
2. Henderson Settlement Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mountain Gateway (approx. 1.7 miles away); Joshua Fry Bell (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cumberland Ford (approx. 1.9 miles away); Wallsend Mine (approx. 2 miles away); Middlesboro Meteorite Crater Impact Site (approx. 8.7 miles away); Two-Way Traffic (approx. 8.9 miles away); Dirt-and-Log Forts (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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