Ed Porter Thompson Historical

Ed Porter Thompson Historical (HM1TU5)

Location: Center, KY 42214 Metcalfe County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 8.534', W 85° 41.598'

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Born near Center, Metcalfe Co., 1834. Elected Kentucky Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1891 to 95. Noted educator; mathematician, and linguist, the author of 6 books, including 2 state-adopted texts: "Academic Arithmetic" and "Young People's History of Kentucky." His "History of the Orphan Brigade" is a most complete and valuable Civil War record. He died in 1903.
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HM NumberHM1TU5
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 616050 N 4111450
Decimal Degrees37.14223333, -85.69330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.534', W 85° 41.598'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 32.04" N, 85° 41' 35.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29-77 State Hwy 1243, Center KY 42214, US
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