National Register Historic District / Morehead State University

National Register Historic District / Morehead State University (HM232Z)

Location: Morehead, KY 40351 Rowan County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.145', W 83° 26.098'

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National Register Historic District
Nine buildings erected from 1926-32 fitting in a "crescent moon" plan. Rader, Fields, Allie Young Halls, 1926; Thompson Hall, 1927; Button Auditorium, 1928; President's Home, 1929; Breckinridge Training School and Camden Library, 1931; Senff Natatorium, 1932. Landscape plan: Olmstead Bros.; Collegiate Gothic design: Joseph & Joseph Architects.

Morehead State University Morehead Christian School founded in 1887 for United Christian Missionary Society of St. Louis by Mrs. Phebe Button and her son Dr. F. C. Button. Became easternmost State Normal School in 1922; changed to Morehead State Teachers College in 1930; and named Morehead State University in 1966. Presented by MSU Foundation.
HM NumberHM232Z
Year Placed1995
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 7:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 286741 N 4229227
Decimal Degrees38.18575000, -83.43496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.145', W 83° 26.098'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 8.7" N, 83° 26' 5.8799999999999" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150 University Blvd, Morehead KY 40351, US
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