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Midway in Woodford County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Midway Junior College — Pinkerton High School

 
 
Midway Junior College Pinkerton High School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian K. Hall, September 7, 2022
1. Midway Junior College Pinkerton High School Marker
Inscription.  Operated by Kentucky Female Orphan School since 1944. Orphan school was founded by James Parrish and Dr. Lewis L. Pinkerton. It was the first female orphan school in the United States. Chartered by 1846 Kentucky Legislature. Opened in 1849 with 14 students present, and for over a century has provided for deserving young women.
 
Erected 2022 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1087.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
 
Location. 38° 8.874′ N, 84° 40.894′ W. Marker is in Midway, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Brand Street (at milepost 0.1) and East Cross Street, on the right when traveling north on South Brand Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 234 E Cross St, Midway KY 40347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Midway Freedman's School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Midway Christian Church
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan at Midway (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Sue Mundy" Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Dudley Brown / Noted Horseman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Christian Church, Midway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pilgrim Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Matthew A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
Midway Junior College Pinkerton High School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian K. Hall, September 7, 2022
2. Midway Junior College Pinkerton High School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2022, by Brian K. Hall of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2022, by Brian K. Hall of Lexington, Kentucky. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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