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Pikeville in Pike County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pikeville Collegiate Institute

 
 
Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 28, 2008
1. Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker
Inscription.  Established by the Presbyterian Church. Building erected, 1889. The brick was fired on the site, using clay from nearby riverbank. Structure served as school, chapel, and community center for many years. Designated on National Register, 1974; used since then as the Center for Local Arts and History. Oldest surviving school building in Pike County, 1975.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society – Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1533.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 37° 28.573′ N, 82° 31.309′ W. Marker is in Pikeville, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is on College Street north of Hibbard Street, on the left when traveling south. In front of the Pikeville City Hall, now in the original building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pikeville KY 41501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James A. Garfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Educator, Soldier, Congressman, President
Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker and Building image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2008
2. Pikeville Collegiate Institute Marker and Building
Building is now the Pikeville City Hall and marker is in the lower right corner.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Garfield at Piketon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pikeville College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Feudists on Trial (approx. ¼ mile away); To the Memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Spirit of the American Doughboy” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pike Co. Courthouse and Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikeville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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