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Built on the old Dixie Highway and named after Kentucky explorer Daniel Boone, the historic Boone Tavern Hotel is located on College Square in Berea, Kentucky. The hotel is owned by Berea College and operated with student workers from the College Labor Program. Students earn money for books, room and board but pay no tuition (valued at $25,500 per year), thanks to the generosity of donors who support Berea College's mission of providing a free high quality education for students primarily from Appalachia who have high academic potential and limited financial resources.
Boone Tavern Hotel, photo/bmm
Berea College was founded in 1855 by abolitionists John Gregg Fee and Cassius Marcellus Clay** as a liberal arts work college which charges no tuition. Berea was the first college in the...