Frontier NursingMary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service, 1925. Midwives from England helped to bring medical service that saved hundreds of mothers and babies of "remote hollows and hills of Clay, Leslie and Perry counties." 1928, a 28-bed hospital opened in Hyden and in 1939 Frontier Graduate School of Midwifery founded, one of three such schools in U.S.
|Series||This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 289222 N 4115539|
|Decimal Degrees||37.16251667, -83.37380000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 9.751', W 83° 22.428'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 9' 45.06" N, 83° 22' 25.68" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near State Hwy 257, Hyden KY 41749, US|
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