Salem Academy

Salem Academy (HM1JT)

Location: Bardstown, KY 40004 Nelson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 48.908', W 85° 27.885'

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Bardstown's first school, 1788, formed by Va. act. James Priestley, the noted educator, in charge. One class of Kentuckians later noted in life consisted of John Rowan, Judge and US Senator; Joe Daveiss, lawyer and hero in Battle of Tippecanoe; John Pope, US Senator; Felix Grundy, Appeals Court Chief Justice; Rev. Archibald Cameron, noted preacher.
HM NumberHM1JT
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1285
Year Placed1969
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society and the Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 635132 N 4186414
Decimal Degrees37.81513333, -85.46475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.908', W 85° 27.885'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 54.48" N, 85° 27' 53.10" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 513-599 US-31E, Bardstown KY 40004, US
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