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Maysville in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Maysville Academy

 
 
Maysville Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Maysville Academy Marker
Inscription. Ulysses S. Grant entered this academy in fall of 1836, at the age of 14. Grant's home was in Georgetown, Ohio; he stayed with his uncle nearby while attending school. One of the most famous institutions in Ohio Valley, it was taught by two eminent scholars, Jacob W. Rand and W. W. Richeson. This building erected circa 1829 by Thomas G. Richardson, contractor.
 
Erected 1977 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1616.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 38.811′ N, 83° 46.098′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of West 4th Street (Kentucky Route 2516) and Maddox Alley, on the right when traveling west on West 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 West 4th Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elisha Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Limestone (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanley Forman Reed (about 600 feet away); Kentucky Historian
Looking east on West 4th Street towards marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Looking east on West 4th Street towards marker.
(about 600 feet away); Alanant-O-Wamiowee (about 700 feet away); Rosemary Clooney (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noted Historian (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lee House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
 
Also see . . .  Maysville Academy website. (Submitted on May 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
The view west on West 4th Street and Maddox Alley. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. The view west on West 4th Street and Maddox Alley.
Buildings behind marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
4. Buildings behind marker.
Jacob W. Rand and W. W. Richeson image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, May 24, 2015
5. Jacob W. Rand and W. W. Richeson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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