Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Slave Trading In Louisville / Garrison Slave Pen Site
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Garrison Slave Pen Site
Presented by Louisville and Jefferson County African American Heritage Committee, Inc.
Erected 1990 by Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1996.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 38° 15.367′ N, 85° 45.191′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of S 2nd Street and W Main Street, on the right when traveling north on S 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Galt House (a few steps from this marker); The Discovery of the Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Forester Distilling Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of Truth In Advertising (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Louisville Slugger Bat (about 500 feet away); Second African Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Clarke & Loomis Architects / Levy Brothers Building (about 600 feet away); Bank of Louisville (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Additional keywords. human trafficking
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.