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

Cumberland Presbyterian College

 
 
Cumberland Presbyterian College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Cumberland Presbyterian College Marker
Inscription. Site of college founded March, 1826, by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. First president was Rev. F. R. Cossitt. School opened with six students on some 500 acres of land bought for $6,000. A manual-labor school, students required to work 2 hours a day on farm. Classes in theology aided those interested in ministry. College merged 1858 with Cumberland Univ., Lebanon, Tenn.
 
Erected 2006 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1453.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 7.047′ N, 87° 53.863′ W. Marker is in Princeton, Kentucky, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 62 and West Main Street, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 62. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 US-62, Princeton KY 42445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Educational Site (approx. mile away); Princeton First Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Courthouse Burned
Site of former Cumberland Presbyterian College. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Site of former Cumberland Presbyterian College.
(approx. one mile away); Black Patch War (approx. one mile away); County Named, 1809 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 1.1 miles away); William Prince, 1752-1810 / Founder of Princeton (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Cumberland College. (Submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Looking west from marker on US-62. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. Looking west from marker on US-62.
 
 
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 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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