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By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
First Building And Land Marker
Kentucky (Rowan County), Morehead — First Building And Land1889
Thomas F. Hargis, a native of Morehead and chief judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, donated four acres of land and $500 in cash to Morehead Normal School in 1889 for the institution’s first classroom building. Hargis Hall, a wooden structure, . . . — Map (db m110203) HM
Kentucky (Rowan County), Morehead — First Faculty And Staff1923
President Frank C. Button employed nine persons to constitute the faculty and administrative staff of Morehead State Normal School when it reopened in 1923-24 as a public institution. They included Charles D. Lewis, Academic Dean; Inez F. Humphrey, . . . — Map (db m110206) HM
Kentucky (Rowan County), Morehead — 4 — The Bluejackets
As its primary support of the war effort in World War II, this campus hosted the training of more than 4,400 sailors as shipboard electricians between June 1942 and July 1944. The U.S. Navy Training School (Electrical) had 600 trainees at a time, . . . — Map (db m110205) HM

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