Stanford Female College

Stanford Female College (tmp-cbf72)

Location: Stanford, KY 40484 Lincoln County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 31.748', W 84° 39.886'

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Side 1The Stanford Female Seminary was incorporated by the Ky. Legislature on Feb. 26, 1869, but the name was changed to the Stanford Female College in 1871. The original brick structure (west side of building) was completed & the college opened in the fall of 1872. The next year, an addition was built & the original structure housed the students. Side 2
College was organized by citizens of Stanford to provide a collegiate education for their daughters. It had 83 graduates during its history. The school was forced to close in 1907, because it couldn't compete with the public schools supported with tax money. After its closure, the Stanford Elementary School was located here until the 1930s.
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HM Numbertmp-cbf72
Year Placed2015
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways & Fox Funeral Home
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 706346 N 4156135
Decimal Degrees37.52913333, -84.66476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.748', W 84° 39.886'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 44.88" N, 84° 39' 53.16" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 310-312 KY-78, Stanford KY 40484, US
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