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Cumberland Presbyterian College
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
N 37° 07.047 W 087° 53.861
16S E 420249 N 4108278
Quick Description: This marker stands near the site of the former Cumberland Presbyterian College in Princeton, KY.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2012 6:18:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMDZ7X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
Views: 3

Long Description:
Site of college founded March, 1826, by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. First president was Rev. F. R. Cossitt. School opened with six students on some 500 acres of land bought for $6,000. A manual-labor school, students required to work 2 hours a day on farm. Classes in theology aided those interested in ministry. College merged 1858 with Cumberland Univ., Lebanon, Tenn.
Marker Name: Cumberland Presbyterian College

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number (for official markers): 1453

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways


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