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

Louisville Water Works

 
 
Louisville Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. Louisville Water Works Marker
Inscription.  
Louisville Water Works
Corner Stone
of
Engine House
Laid September 6, 1858
Water Supplied to the City
October 16, 1860
A. Harris, President
D.S. Benedict · J.S. Lithgow · B.J. Adams · William Inman Directors T.R. Scowden, Chief Engineer Charles Hermany · R.T. Scowden Asst. Engineers
Contractors
Stonework & Reservoir,   W.P. Hahn. · Brick Work,   E. Crutchfield. · Carpenter’s Work,   White & Cole. · Faney Iron Work,   Geo. Meadows. · Engines,   Ronek & Cong · Terra Cotta Work,   E. Bannon
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 16.832′ N, 85° 42.071′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and Zorn Avenue, on the right when traveling south on River Road. Located in Louisville Water Tower Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3005 River Road, Louisville KY 40207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Water Works Pumping Station (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Water Filtration Experiments (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Hospital (approx. 1.1 miles away in Indiana); Patriots Peace Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Beechland (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Heigold Facade (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mockingbird Valley (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kentucky School for the Blind (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Louisville Water Company. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Louisville WaterWorks Museum. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Louisville Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Louisville Water Works Marker
Louisville Water Works Tower image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
3. Louisville Water Works Tower
 
 
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 251 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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