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Prospect in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wolf Pen Corridor / Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc.

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. Wolf Pen Corridor Marker
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Wolf Pen Corridor
Settled in the late 1700s and part of Jefferson County's third major settlement. Rich farmland & water traffic attracted a community of tradesmen, farmers, millers, and African Americans. This corridor includes Wolf Pen & Mint Springs Branch Roads, Chamberlain Lane & Wolf Pen Mill, one of the oldest industrial sites in Jefferson Co.
Presented by Wolf Pen Preservation Assoc., Inc.

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Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc.
Under the leadership of Marcia Kleinman Goldstein (1931-2007), the Wolf Pen Preservation Assn. was founded to protect the historic, cultural and scenic resources of the Wolf Pen Corridor. For 30 years. She was a tireless advocate for wise stewardship of land and believed “indeed this is worth preserving.”
 
Erected 2009 by Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2304.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 19.279′ 
Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker
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N, 85° 34.264′ W. Marker is in Prospect, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Chamberlain Lane and Wolf Pen Branch Road, on the right when traveling north on Chamberlain Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prospect KY 40059, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrod's Creek (approx. 3.1 miles away); A Hospital to Cure the Incurable (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lakeland Asylum (approx. 3.1 miles away); Merriwether House (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Kentucky Soldiers’ Home (approx. 3˝ miles away); Early Jewish Congregations (approx. 3.9 miles away); Isaac Hite's Home / Isaac Hite (approx. 3.9 miles away); Annie Fellows Johnston (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prospect.
 
Wolf Pen Corridor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
3. Wolf Pen Corridor Marker
Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
4. Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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