Mothers and Babies

Mothers and Babies (HM1L3I)

Location: Hyden, KY 41749 Leslie County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 9.751', W 83° 22.428'

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Frontier Nursing

Mary 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.
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HM NumberHM1L3I
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number558
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 289222 N 4115539
Decimal Degrees37.16251667, -83.37380000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 9.751', W 83° 22.428'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 9' 45.06" N, 83° 22' 25.68" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Hwy 257, Hyden KY 41749, US
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