Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Galt House
Erected 1952 by The Kentucky Historical Society & the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 535.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 15.379′ N, 85° 45.189′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 31W) and 2nd Street (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in front of Bearno's Pizza (North Side of Main Street). Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birth of Truth In Advertising (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Visitors at Louisville Wharf (approx. 0.2 Kentucky Fugitives to Canada (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / York (approx. ¼ mile away); "Bloody Monday" / American (Know-Nothing) Party (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away in Indiana); Hannah Toliver (approx. 1.1 miles away in Indiana); General LaFayette (approx. 1.4 miles away in Indiana). Click for a list of all markers in Louisville.
Regarding The Galt House. The Galt House has been rebuilt and now stands at West Main and 4th Streets in downtown Louisville, a couple of blocks west of this marker.
Also see . . . The Galt House's Website. (Submitted on April 22, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
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