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"The Whitfield Stump, located beside the White Hall Classroom Building in the center of the Lexington campus, is a three-hundred-year-old 'cast' stump weighing 7,000 pounds and measuring 42 inches in diameter. The stump was first discovered when it dropped from the roof of the Clover Fork Coal Co., Kitts, KY and later was given to the University by George Whitfield, manager of the coal company."

Date

1900

Creator

University of Kentucky.

Language

  • English

Collection

University of Kentucky general photographic prints, , | collection guide | more from this collection

Rights

  • This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center.

Publisher

  • University of Kentucky

Format

images

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