Nettie B.C. Depp

Nettie B.C. Depp (HM1NK8)

Location: Glasgow, KY 42141 Barren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.734', W 85° 54.788'

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(1874 - 1932)

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The first female public official in Barren Co., she was elected in 1913, seven years before women were allowed to vote. She was Barren Co. schools superintendent from 1914-1917. Instrumental in unifying local schools to create county's first 4-year high school, housed in former Liberty College, Glasgow.

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During her time as superintendent, she introduced a uniform curricula for all schools, improved & repaired local one-room schools, and built seven new school houses. She was later principal at Cave City School until 1923. She was asked to run for re-election as superintendent, but declined. Taught school in Scottsville from 1923-31.
Presented by Glasgow B&PW Club
HM NumberHM1NK8
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2397
Year Placed2013
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 596712 N 4094932
Decimal Degrees36.99556667, -85.91313333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.734', W 85° 54.788'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 44.04" N, 85° 54' 47.28" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-498 KY-80, Glasgow KY 42141, US
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