Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Good Shepherd Order
After opening a second home on Bank Street in the 1860s, the Sisters provided vocational training to women in fields such as sewing and stenography. In the years after the Civil War, the Sisters sheltered African American children at this site. In 1939, the work of the Sisters was renamed Maryhurst.
of Maryhurst's 175th Anniversary, 2018
Erected 2018 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2567.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 15.106′ N, 85° 45.856′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Muhammad Ali Boulevard and South 8th Street, on the left when traveling west on West Muhammad Ali Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 850 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville KY 40203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Catholic High School (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Center Street C.M.E. Church / Brown Memorial C.M.E. Church (about 700 feet away); Dr. James Bond (1863-1929) / Early Leader and Educator (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knights of Pythias Temple / Hub of Culture and History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louisville Western Branch Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Charles W. Anderson, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Louisville Law Enforcement Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Louisville Bar Association (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Our History | Maryhurst. Overview of the organization's history, with a timeline and video. (Submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 27 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.