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Shelbyville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Science Hill School

 
 
Science Hill School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Science Hill School Marker
Inscription.  For 114 continuous years, an outstanding school for girls. Directed by the founder 54 years then by one family 60 years, it ranked among nation's foremost college preparatory schools.
Principals
Mrs. Julia A. Tevis      1825-1879
W. T. Poynter, D.D.      1879-1896
Mrs. W. T. Poynter, A.B.      1896-1937
Juliet J. Poynter, A.B.      1937-1939

 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 971.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.715′ N, 85° 13.027′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Business Kentucky Route 55) and 6th Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 Washington Street, Shelbyville KY 40065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Armstrong Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis
Former Science Hill School (now a restaurant). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Former Science Hill School (now a restaurant).
(about 400 feet away); Shelby County, 1792 (about 500 feet away); The Blockhouse / Martin's Raid (about 500 feet away); Squire Boone's Station, 1779 (about 500 feet away); Shelby County WWI Honor Roll (about 600 feet away); Founder Capt. William Shannon (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley / Stanley-Casey House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Categories. EducationWomen
 
View south towards 6th Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
3. View south towards 6th Street.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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