Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Col. Frederick Geiger / Early Butchertown
Erected 2011 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2358.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 15.514′ N, 85° 43.254′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Frankfort Avenue (U.S. 60) and Blue Horse Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Frankfort Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1607 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Since 1842 / Since 1858 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Heigold Facade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kentucky School for the Blind (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cave Hill National Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Augustus E. Willson (1846-1931) (approx. 0.7 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.7 miles away); The 32nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment Civil War Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Butchertown Preservation District (PDF). An overview of the area's history, development and character. Prepared by the Louisville Metro Department of Planning and Design Services. Includes photographs. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.