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Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Spalding Hall

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. Spalding Hall Marker
Inscription.  Erected 1826 and later named for Bishop M. J. Spalding. Until 1889, it was part of St. Joseph College, founded by Bishop B. J. Flaget. Jesuits took charge of celebrated college, 1848-68. During Civil War, St. Joseph was a military hospital. Spalding Hall has served as college and seminary, as orphanage, and as St. Joseph Prep School directed by Xaverian Brothers from 1911-68.
 
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1897.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 37° 48.665′ N, 85° 28.197′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Street and West Flaget Street, on the right when traveling south on North 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 N 5th St, Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
2. Spalding Hall Marker
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. Bethlehem Academy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Joseph Cathedral / Diocese of Bardstown (about 700 feet away); One Room School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parc Billom (approx. 0.2 miles away); Successful Surgery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benedict Joseph Flaget (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Talbott Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lafayette Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Also see . . .  Spalding Hall is home to the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History. (Submitted on April 20, 2021.)
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
3. Spalding Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Last updated on April 20, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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