Pioneer Teacher, 1779 / McAfee Station

Pioneer Teacher, 1779 / McAfee Station (tmp-1296f)

Location: Salvisa, KY 40372 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 51.265', W 84° 51.123'

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Pioneer Teacher, 1779
John May, first teacher in school at McAfee Station, 1779. One of four Ky. Dist. delegates, 1781, to Va. House of Burgesses. First clerk of Supreme Court, Ky. Dist. and one of original trustees of Transylvania Seminary, 1783. With Simon Kenton, famed frontiersman, he owned land where Maysville, Ky. was established by Va., 1787. It was named for May
McAfee Station
Site of stockade built, 1779, by McAfee, McCoun, McGee, Curry and Adams families, 1 1/2 miles west on Salt River on land owned by James McAfee. He and brothers, William, Robert, George, Samuel in 1773-5, marked and improved land in area, 1785. New Providence Presbyterian Church formed. The third church erected by this continuous body stands one mile north.
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HM Numbertmp-1296f
Year Placed1966
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688967 N 4191836
Decimal Degrees37.85441667, -84.85205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 51.265', W 84° 51.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 51' 15.9" N, 84° 51' 7.38" W
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Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3200-3226 US-127, Salvisa KY 40372, US
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