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

Carr Creek Center

 
 
Carr Creek Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 1, 2016
1. Carr Creek Center Marker
Inscription.  Olive V. Marsh and Ruth E. Watson from Mass., aided by the Daughters of the American Revolution, carved this center of learning out of a wooded hillside overlooking rustic “Singing Carr.” When organized, September 1, 1920, it was dedicated to the education of mountain youth and is maintained by the contributions of many friends and the Knott Co. Board of Education.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1152.)
 
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 date for this entry is September 1, 1920.
 
Location. 37° 13.827′ N, 82° 58.229′ W. Marker is near Isom, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 160 and Carr Creek Hill Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 160. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Redfox KY 41847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Ancestor (approx. 5.7 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid
View to Southwest Along State Highway 160 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 1, 2016
2. View to Southwest Along State Highway 160
Marker is on left (east) side of highway
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(approx. 7.1 miles away); Carl Dewey Perkins (approx. 7.3 miles away); County Named, 1884 (approx. 7.3 miles away); Hindman Settlement School (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pioneer Educator (approx. 7.3 miles away); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar (approx. 7.4 miles away); Cordia School (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
View to Northeast Along State Highway 160 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 2, 2016
3. View to Northeast Along State Highway 160
Road on right leads to Carr Creek Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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