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

Alice Lloyd College

 
 
Alice Lloyd College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2016
1. Alice Lloyd College Marker
Inscription.  Renowned mountain school located eight miles east. Alice Lloyd came from Boston, 1916, dedicating her life to education of youth in area. Caney Creek Community Center was organized, 1923. After her death, 1962, college renamed honoring founder, who inspired graduates to serve this region. Supported by friends throughout U.S.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 653.)
 
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.
 
Location. 37° 21.345′ N, 82° 55.664′ W. Marker is in Garner, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 550 and State Highway 1697, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 550. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mousie KY 41839, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hindman Settlement School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar
View to Northeast Towards Intersection of Highways 550 and 1697 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2016
2. View to Northeast Towards Intersection of Highways 550 and 1697
Marker is on right (east) side of highway
(approx. 3.2 miles away); The Caney Creek Community Center (approx. 3.2 miles away); Founder’s Shack (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pioneer Educator (approx. 3.2 miles away); County Named, 1884 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Carl Dewey Perkins (approx. 3.3 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These are markers about Alice Lloyd College.
 
Also see . . .  Alice Lloyd College - Our History. (Submitted on August 24, 2016.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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