Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute

Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute (HM2ITW)

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N 37° 42.197', W 83° 58.552'

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Estill Seminary

This site approved for Jefferson Seminary by act of Ky. General Assembly in February 1798. Name was changed to Estill Seminary, February 3, 1816. Trustees given authority to sell half of unclaimed lands, granted for educational purposes, to erect buildings and purchase library. Seminary was built in 1830 and used until 1897.
Presented by Estill County Schools.

Collegiate Institute

On site of Seminary, the Estill Collegiate Institute established in 1906 through cooperation of Presby. Synod of Ky. and Estill Seminary trustees: B.F. Jacobs, W.W. Park, L.A. West, Thomas Williams, and Hugh Riddell. Present structure, 1948, was Estill Co. High School; it became middle school, 1971.

Presented by Estill County Schools
to commemorate Ky. Bicentennial.
Year Placed1992
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 237647 N 4177063
Decimal Degrees37.70328333, -83.97586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 42.197', W 83° 58.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 42' 11.82" N, 83° 58' 33.12" W
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