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Augusta in Bracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Augusta College

1822 - 1849

 
 
Augusta College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 18, 2015
1. Augusta College Marker
Inscription. In 1822 the trustees of Bracken Academy with conferences of the Methodist Church of Kentucky and Ohio, merged to found Augusta College. The first established Methodist college in the world.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 94.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 46.403′ N, 84° 0.188′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Kentucky, in Bracken County. Marker is on Frankfort Street north of East 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the south side of the school grounds, approximately 150 feet west of Frankfort Street. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta KY 41002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Augusta World War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philip Buckner (1747-1820) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Augusta In Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Augusta Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Utopia (approx. 2.9 miles away in Ohio); Felicity Underground Railroad
Augusta College Building image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 18, 2015
2. Augusta College Building
(approx. 6.8 miles away in Ohio); Felicity Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away in Ohio); Honor Roll 1918 (approx. 6.8 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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