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Morehead in Rowan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Faculty And Staff

1923

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
1. First Faculty And Staff Marker
Inscription. President Frank C. Button employed nine persons to constitute the faculty and administrative staff of Morehead State Normal School when it reopened in 1923-24 as a public institution. They included Charles D. Lewis, Academic Dean; Inez F. Humphrey, English; Emma Shader, music; Dan M. Holbrook, mathematics; Charles O. Peratt, history; Evelyn Royalty, expression (speech); Henry C. Haggan, agriculture; Ruby Vansant, mathematics; and Anna Carter, secretary. The nine first were memorialized in 1960 with the naming of student family apartment buildings in Lakewood Terrace, all of which have been razed.
 
Location. 38° 11.179′ N, 83° 26.13′ W. Marker is in Morehead, Kentucky, in Rowan County. Marker can be reached from 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morehead KY 40351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Building And Land (within shouting distance of this marker); National Register Historic District / Morehead State University (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bluejackets (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quilting Memories (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allie Young Law Office
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By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
2. First Faculty And Staff Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); County Named, 1856 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedom Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morehead.
 
More about this marker. The nine were first memorialized April 3, 1998. The marker was erected at the main entrance of Camden-Carroll Library.
 
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Categories. Education
 
First Faculty And Staff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
3. First Faculty And Staff Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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