William Holmes McGuffey

William Holmes McGuffey (HMY6R)

Location: Paris, KY 40361 Bourbon County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.768', W 84° 15.025'

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Born September 23, 1800-Died May 4, 1873 Famous for his eclectic readers which introduced thousands of children to the treasures of literature. At this site he taught from 1823 to 1826 before joining the faculty of Miami University.
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HM NumberHMY6R
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceSchool
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number0178
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location DescriptionHigh Street, Paris (opposite Duncan tavern)
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740728 N 4233000
Decimal Degrees38.21280000, -84.25041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.768', W 84° 15.025'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 46.0800" N, 84° 15' 1.5000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)859
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 Ardery Pl, Paris KY 40361, US
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