Hyden in Leslie County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
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Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 558.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Science & Medicine • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 37° 9.751′ N, 83° 22.428′ W. Marker is in Hyden, Kentucky, in Leslie County. Marker is at the intersection of Dryhill Road (State Highway 257) and Main Street (State Highway 80), on the right when traveling south on Dryhill Road. Marker is located on the grounds of the Leslie County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hyden KY 41749, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Leslie County (here, next to this marker); Finley Mine Disaster Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sgt. Willie Sandlin (a few steps from this marker); Redbud Capital of the World (a few steps from this marker); Leslie County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mary Breckinridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hurricane Creek Miner Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyden.
Also see . . . Frontier Nursing Service - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 15, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.