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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Knott County, Kentucky
Adjacent to Knott County, Kentucky
► Breathitt County (10) ► Floyd County (33) ► Letcher County (13) ► Magoffin County (6) ► Perry County (6) ► Pike County (41)
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|Renowned mountain school located eight miles east. Alice Lloyd came from Boston, 1916, dedicating her life to education of youth in area. Caney Creek Community Center was organized, 1923. After her death, 1962, college renamed honoring founder, who . . . — — Map (db m97201) HM|
|Lotts Creek Community School was founded by Alice Slone from Caney Creek, 1933. Sent to Cleveland, Ohio, by Alice Lloyd for education; returned home to teach. A year later she started the Cordia High School, uniting the people for a common goal . . . — — Map (db m97122) HM|
|Carl D. Perkins was born, reared, and educated in Knott County and never called another place on Earth his home. He served as chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor for 17 years. His leadership and influence were etched into . . . — — Map (db m66930) HM|
|For J. Proctor Knott during term as Governor of Kentucky, 1883-87. Knott born Marion Co., Ky., 1830. Missouri Legislature, 1851-59. Att. Gen., 1859-60. Returned Ky., 1863. U.S. Congress six terms. Famous as humorous and satirical orator. In the 1891 . . . — — Map (db m66931) HM|
Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960
Dr. Combs received Ph.D. degree from the Sorbonne in Paris, 1925. Married Charlotte Benard of France. He was a professor of foreign languages in many universities and a pioneer in . . . — — Map (db m66933) HM|
|Founded 1902 by Kentuckians May Stone and Katherine Pettit in cooperation with the local community. The mission of this nondenominational school is to provide educational and service opportunities for the people of the mountains while keeping them . . . — — Map (db m84356) HM|
On tragic last Kentucky raid, CSA Gen. John H. Morgan and Raiders entered state June 1, 1864. Moved through here. Took Mt. Sterling June 8, lost it on 9th, then took Lexington on 10th, and Cynthiana on the 11th. Next day . . . — — Map (db m84355) HM|
|In 1889, George Clarke came to Hindman, licensed to practice law. Seeing the need of education, he established a subscription school with the help of the students and citizens. Educator, State School Inspector, member State Board of Examiners. Died, . . . — — Map (db m66934) HM|
|Olive V. Marsh and Ruth E. Watson from Mass., aided by the Daughters of the American Revolution, carved this center of learning out of a wooded hillside overlooking rustic “Singing Carr.” When organized, September 1, 1920, it was . . . — — Map (db m97058) HM|
|Built for Alice Geddes Lloyd by
Caney Creek residents to educate
their children. Mrs. Lloyd worked
to educate leaders for service to
the people of this area. Friends
helped, and through Mrs. Lloyd’s
leadership, the Caney Creek
Community . . . — — Map (db m146283) HM|
| In this shack was founded The Caney Creek Community Center, October 10, 1916, by Mrs. Alice S. G. Lloyd — A symbol of faith, American democracy, and public service.
As her dollars vanished, she began to count over her friends back in . . . — — Map (db m146340) HM|