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Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Nazareth College

 
 
Nazareth College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 14, 2014
1. Nazareth College Marker
Inscription. Mother House of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth since 1822. The first establishment was made in 1812 at St. Thomas Plantation five miles southwest of Bardstown. The site of Nazareth Academy, now Nazareth College of Kentucky, founded 1814, chartered 1829. Bishop John Baptist Mary David and Mother Catherine Spalding, co-founders, buried in cemetery.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 896.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 50.788′ N, 85° 27.588′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Louisville Road (U.S. 150) and Nazareth Road, on the right when traveling south on Louisville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War in Bardstown (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); An Early Turnpike / Mile Stones, ca. 1835 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Froman’s Road and Station / McGee’s Stone Castle (approx. 1.9 miles
Louisville Rd & Nazareth Rd (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 14, 2014
2. Louisville Rd & Nazareth Rd (facing south)
away); My Old Kentucky Home (approx. 2 miles away); Salem Academy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wickland (approx. 2.4 miles away); Twenty-Five Damned Yankees (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Lafayette Hotel (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Also see . . .  Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. (Submitted on March 16, 2014.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkChurches, Etc.Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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