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Lawrenceburg in Anderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kavanaugh School

“The Sun Never Sets on Kavanaugh.”

 
 
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By Trinket Troy, April 28, 2006
1. Kavanaugh School Marker
Inscription.  Kavanaugh Academy 1904-09; Anderson Co. High School 1909-20; Kavanaugh High School 1920-49. Rhoda C. Kavanaugh, A.B., founder and principal 41 years. Under her direction it ranked among the nation's foremost preparatory schools for Annapolis and West Point.

Mrs. "K". Rhoda C. Kavanaugh dedicated her life to teaching boys and girls, and built the school into an institution recognized nationwide for the quality of its instruction. This plaque is erected in memory of her power to instill in the minds of her students a hunger for and a pride in achievement.
 
Erected 1969 by The Kavanaugh Association, the Kentucky Historical Society and the Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1273.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationMilitary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 2.32′ N, 84° 53.52′ 
Back of Kavanaugh School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, April 28, 2006
2. Back of Kavanaugh School Marker
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W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, in Anderson County. Marker is on East Woodford Street (U.S. 62) east of Dogwood Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 241 East Woodford Street, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Distinguished Officers - Alumni of Kavanaugh (here, next to this marker); William H. Townsend (approx. 1˝ miles away); Renowned Congressman (approx. 1.8 miles away); Upper Benson Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Hebron Church (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
Regarding Kavanaugh School. The large white victorian is now the Kavanaugh House Bed and Breakfast.
 
Kavanaugh School image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, April 28, 2006
3. Kavanaugh School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,779 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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