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Princeton in Caldwell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Historic Educational Site

 
 
Historic Educational Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Historic Educational Site Marker
Inscription. Six educational institutions have flourished here since 1860. Local citizens gave $20,000 and Dr. T.L. McNary six acres to establish Princeton College, 1860-80. Youth also served by Princeton Collegiate Inst., 1880-1911; Princeton High, 1911-23; Butler High 1924-54; Caldwell Co. H.S. until 1972; then Caldwell Middle School, 1972-92.
Presented by Caldwell Co., Ky., Bicentennial
Committee and The Ky. Bicentennial Commission.

 
Erected 1992 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1903.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 6.646′ N, 87° 53.213′ W. Marker is in Princeton, Kentucky, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of North Plum Street and West Main Street, on the right when traveling south on North Plum Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Plum Street, Princeton KY 42445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Princeton First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Black Patch War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.3 miles away); County Named, 1809 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trail of Tears
Marker located at the Caldwell County District Office. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Marker located at the Caldwell County District Office.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Shandy Hall (Princeton) (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Prince, 1752-1810 / Founder of Princeton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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