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

Hindman Settlement School

 
 
Hindman Settlement School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
1. Hindman Settlement School Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1902 by Kentuckians May Stone and Katherine Pettit in cooperation with the local community. The mission of this nondenominational school is to provide educational and service opportunities for the people of the mountains while keeping them mindful of their heritage.
 
Erected 1998 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 177.)
 
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 1902.
 
Location. 37° 20.133′ N, 82° 58.724′ W. Marker is in Hindman, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is on State Highway 160, 0.1 miles east of Main Street (State Highway 550), on the right when traveling east. Marker is located just east of the driveway entrance to Hindman Settlement School. 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 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1884 (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Hindman Settlement School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
2. Hindman Settlement School Marker
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Carl Dewey Perkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. one mile away); Alice Lloyd College (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Caney Creek Community Center (approx. 5.7 miles away); Founder’s Shack (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hindman.
 
Hindman Settlement School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 20, 2019
3. Hindman Settlement School Marker
Marker is no longer listing right in 2019.
View to West Along Highway 160 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
4. View to West Along Highway 160
Hindman Settlement School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
5. Hindman Settlement School
View to south from Jethro Amburgey Bridge
Stucky Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
6. Stucky Building
Uncle Sol's Cabin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
7. Uncle Sol's Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3. submitted on March 9, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Aug. 16, 2022