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Friday, September 21, 2018

Open House Sunday September 23rd 2018

Open House Sunday September 23rd 2018 from 2:00-4:00pm 717 Shelby Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40203 MLS#1515103 Directions: I-65 to E St. Catherine Street, L on S. 1st, L on E Oak St, R onto S Clay St, ...  Read More

Friday, August 31, 2018

Open House Sunday September 2nd 2018

Open Sunday September 2nd 2018 2:00-4:00pm 10108 Nanka Rd. Louisville, KY 40272 MLS#1507616 Directions: I-265 to Stonestreet Rd, exit North to left on Valley Station Rd, to right on street Join our ...  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.