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Hopkinsville College of the Bible (Hopkinsville, KY)

The school was founded in 1883 during a meeting of the First District Baptist Association at the Green Valley Baptist Church in response to the need for a training center in the area for more African American teachers and preachers. The school was initially called Male and Female College, then reopened as Southwestern Kentucky Institute before becoming Hopkinsville College of the Bible. The school remains open today. For more information see the Kentucky Encyclopedia 2000 and contact the Hopkinsville College of the Bible.

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NKAA Entry: Hopkinsville Male and Female College
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“Hopkinsville College of the Bible (Hopkinsville, KY),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 2, 2023,

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