St. Vincent's Academy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kodiak_62
N 37° 42.123 W 087° 50.181
16S E 426273 N 4173086
Quick Description: Began as a girls boarding school.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2008 9:44:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM44F2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
Views: 23

Long Description:
St. Vincent's Academy
Sisters of Charity from Nazareth -- Angela Spink, Frances Gardner, and Cecily O'Brien -- arrived here, 1820. They began a girls boarding school on this site on land of Alvey family. With the aid of Father Elisha Durbin, school gained renown. It operated until 1967. First Catholic cemetary in county joins school site. Buried here are several Revolutionary War soldiers.
Marker Name: St. Vincent's Academy

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 1717

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation

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