Laurel Seminary

Laurel Seminary (HM1NAW)

Location: London, KY 40741 Laurel County
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N 37° 7.894', W 84° 5.198'

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In 1826, the legislature granted land to Laurel and some other counties for educational purposes. Land sold; Seminary opened, 1858. Used for hospital in Civil War. Gov. W.S. Taylor called special session of legislature here, 1900. Common school, 1870-84; private school, 1884-93; common school, 1893-1906; then public school. Original building replaced, 1954.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number661
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 758803 N 4113441
Decimal Degrees37.13156667, -84.08663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.894', W 84° 5.198'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 53.64" N, 84° 5' 11.88" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-660 KY-80, London KY 40741, US
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