(1902 - 1970)Principal of the East Benham High School, 1934-60. Matthews taught math and coached ball teams. The students were children of employees of Wisconsin Steel Company. Joseph Matthews and his wife Ruth were leaders in black community and bought food, clothes, and supplies for the needy.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 326962 N 4092762|
|Decimal Degrees||36.96506667, -82.94376667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 57.904', W 82° 56.626'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 57' 54.24" N, 82° 56' 37.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 26-54 KY-160, Cumberland KY 40823, US|
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