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Monday, December 18, 2017

5313 New Cut Rd, Louisville, KY 40214

5313 New Cut Rd, Louisville, KY 40214 is a three bedroom 1 1/2 bath stone ranch located in the Orchard Hill neighborhood just across the street from Iroquois Park. The property has fabulous potential ...  Read More

Monday, December 11, 2017

3311 Leith Ln 6, Louisville, KY 40218

3311 Leith Ln 6, Louisville, KY 40218 is a beautiful two bed one and a half bath condo in Chateau Square. The unit is FHA approved and offers new carpeting. There is fresh paint in the Master ...  Read More

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Louisville Kentucky History

Maj George Rogers ClarkMajor George Rogers Clark is generally recognized as the founder of Louisville KY.  The Major first traveled through the Louisville area in 1778 with a group of settlers and soldiers on their way down the Ohio River. He later passed through the area again with a group of soldiers to fight in the American Revolution.  Some of the travelers in that group remained in the area and established the first permanent settlement in the Louisville area-Ft. Nelson.  The town charter of Louisville, Ky occured in 1780 naming the town after the French King Louisville XVI.  In 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state with Frankfort as its capital.  At Home In Louisville Real Estate Group invites you to dive into the rich history of Kentucky and the Louisville metropolitan area by clicking on one of the below historical societies. Kentucky State

 

 

 

 

 

Historical Organizations In & Around Louisville Kentucky:

The Filson Historical Society: The Filson Historical Society is the oldest privately supported historical society in the state of Kentucky.  The Filson Historical Society is located in downtown Louisville and offers an extensive historical archive. The society also offers a significant collection of historical resources in their online collection.

Kentucky Archaeological Survey (KAS): The Kentucky Archaeological Survey works to protect archaeological sites within the state of Kentucky and to educate the public about Kentucky's rich history.

Kentucky Heritage Council (KHC): The Kentucky Heritage Council works throughout Kentucky communities to make historical preservation a continual focus in the state's economic development and future growth. 

Kentucky Historical Society: The Kentucky Historical Society is located in Frankfort, KY.  The society has a multitude of resources including historical artifacts, published works, microfilm collection, historical photographs, oral history collection, and online database.  The Historical Society's campus includes The Kentucky Military History Museum, Old State Capital, and Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

The Louisville Historical League: The Louisville Historical League is a non profit organization with approximately 600 members.  The League is headquarted at the Peterson-Dumesnil House in Crescent Hill. 

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution: The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution is a non profit, male lineage historical society headquarted at South Fourth Street in Louisville, Ky.

Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society: The Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society focuses on a large portion of the Ohio River Valley which includes areas in northern Kentucky and southern Indiana.  Members of the society include students, teachers, and historians.  Members meet once a month in Clarksville, Indiana.  

Preservation Kentucky: Preservation Kentucky is a statewide nonprofit historic preservation society that works to preserve historical buildings, structures, and sites throughout the state of Kentucky.



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