Danville and Boyle County

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Danville and Boyle County

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Photographs of Danville and the Boyle County region, dating from the late nineteenth century to the 1960s.

Items in the Danville and Boyle County Collection

Birdseye view of Danville, Ky.
View of Danville looking east along Main Street; taken from steeple of First Presbyterian Church.

Caldwell Presbyterian Church
View of Caldwell Presbyterian Church, located near Parksville, Kentucky. Built in 1828, it is now a private residence.

Caldwell Presbyterian Church
View of Caldwell Presbyterian Church, located near Parksville, Kentucky. Built in 1828, it is now a private residence.

Danville Classical and Military Institute
View of students standing outside the school's main building. The Danville Classical and Military Institute was in existence from about 1870 until 1880, and occupied the campus formerly used by the Danville Female Academy, and later by Caldwell…

Danville Female Academy
View outside the academy's main building. The Danville Female Academy was chartered in 1860, and existed until about 1869. Its campus was then used by the Danville Classical and Military Institute, and later by Caldwell College.

Danville Motor Co. ready for parade
Photograph inscribed "Danville Motor Co. - Ready for parade to honor Centre football team," referring to Centre's upset of Harvard in 1921. The view is the west side of 4th Street. The white building in the background was the post office, today's…

Herrington Lake
View looking south of Lake Herrington and Chenault Bridge.

Herrington Lake
View looking south of Lake Herrington and Chenault Bridge.

Main Street, Danville, Ky., 1875
Photograph of north side of Danville's Main Street, circa 1875, looking west. Cupola in center is county court house.

Main Street, Danville, Ky., 1875
Photograph of the south side of Danville's Main St., looking west, circa 1875. The steeple in the foreground (left) is Trinity Episcopal Church. The one in the background (right) is the Presbyterian Church.