HISTORY PMSS Summary 1962-1963

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 04: HISTORIES
1937-2000 HISTORY PMSS Summaries

HISTORY PMSS Summary 1962-1963

Tags: History PMSS summary 1962-1963, staff, events, visiting groups, Little Shepherd Trail, Boy and Girl Scouts, floods, forest fires, physical exams

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History of the Pine Mountain Settlement School

Staff Members:

Alvin Boggs, Recreation and Community Worker
Matthew Boggs, Night Watchman
Lucile Boggs, Laurel House
Ruth Boggs, Supervisor of Laurel House and Guest House
Cora Lee Campbell, Teacher, 5th & 6th Grades
Gerna Campbell, Principal
Fern Cornett, Laurel House
Jess Cornett, Maintenance
Marianna Conley, Teacher, 9th & 10th Grades
Vernon Conley, Teacher, 9th & 10th Grades
Alice Harris, Laurel House
Polly Harris, Laurel House
Naomi Lucas, Nurse
Gilbert Lewis, Maintenance
Omer Lewis, Maintenance
Mildred Mahoney, Teacher, 1st & 2nd Grades, Part-time Secretary
Jess Patterson, Maintenance
Mary Rogers, Volunteer Librarian
Marilynn Van der Vliet, Bookkeeper
Charlie Whitaker, Teacher, 7th & 8th Grades
Joyce Whitaker, Teacher, 3rd & 4th Grades
Brit Wilder, Maintenance Supervisor & Farm Manager
Mildred Wilder, Laurel House
Mary Wilson, Teacher, 2nd & 3rd Grades
Jerry Workman, Teacher, 4th & 5th Grades
Burton Rogers, Director

Traditional Events: Community Fair, Nativity Play, Weekly community folk dance party.


An Ohio church youth camp was at PMSS for its fifth summer

PMSS gave right-of-way for development for a scenic “Little Shepherd Trail” along the crest of Pine Mountain.

PMSS was approved as a sponsor of Boy and Girl Scouting.

March, 1963, floods affected PMSS campus and Harlan County.

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April, 1963, forest fires threatened Little Shepherd Trail.

University of Kentucky Department of Community Medicine gave physical exams to 100 students at Pine Mountain, and 100 at Green Hills.

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