Georgetown College

Georgetown College (HM1C5M)

Location: Georgetown, KY 40324 Scott County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 12.571', W 84° 33.255'

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First Baptist College west of the Alleghenies. Chartered in January, 1829, by "The Trustees of the Kentucky Baptist Education Society." Later named Georgetown. The site of Rittenhouse Academy, Georgetown, chosen for the College, July, 1829. Giddings Hall was first building erected. Under leadership of Pres. Howard Malcom, in 1840s, a permanent program was formed.
HM NumberHM1C5M
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1487
Year Placed1974
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 714133 N 4231889
Decimal Degrees38.20951667, -84.55425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.571', W 84° 33.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 34.26" N, 84° 33' 15.30" W
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Area Code(s)502, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 432 E Main St, Georgetown KY 40324, US
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