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Hindman in Knott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pioneer Educator

 
 
Pioneer Educator Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2013
1. Pioneer Educator Marker
Inscription.  In 1889, George Clarke came to Hindman, licensed to practice law. Seeing the need of education, he established a subscription school with the help of the students and citizens. Educator, State School Inspector, member State Board of Examiners. Died, 1940. His epitaph reads: "Let God be praised and let Eastern Kentucky rejoice that so great a man once graced its soil."
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1119.)
 
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° 20.164′ N, 82° 58.865′ W. Marker is in Hindman, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street East (Kentucky Route 160) and Fesser Clark Circle, on the right when traveling south on Main Street East. Located at the southern end of Fesser Clark Circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hindman KY 41822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Pioneer Educator Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2013
2. Pioneer Educator Marker
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. County Named, 1884 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar (about 400 feet away); Carl Dewey Perkins (about 400 feet away); Hindman Settlement School (about 700 feet away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alice Lloyd College (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Caney Creek Community Center (approx. 5.8 miles away); Founder’s Shack (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hindman.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022