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

Louisville Medical College

 
 
Louisville Medical College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
1. Louisville Medical College Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1869, the college was one of four medical institutions in city which merged with Medical Dept. of University of Louisville, 1908. College built this limestone Richardsonian Romanesque structure 1891-1893. Building was designed by firm of Clarke and Loomis. It housed U of L School of Medicine, 1909-1970. Listed on National Register of Historic Places, 1975.
 
Erected 1984 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1737.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 14.908′ N, 85° 45.182′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Chestnut Street and South 1st Street, on the left when traveling east on West Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Chestnut Street, 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 Filson Club / Home of Founder (about 500 feet away,
Louisville Medical College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
2. Louisville Medical College Marker
measured in a direct line); Scottish Rite Temple / Grand Consistory of Kentucky (about 800 feet away); "Neighborhood House" / Settlement Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Campaign to End Racial Segregation in Louisville (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil Rights Movement Overview - Fourth Street Sit-In Demonstration Sites (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sit-in Demonstration Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Merton - (1915-68) / A Revelation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louis D. Brandeis Home / Louis D. Brandeis (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Asset Detail | University of Louisville School of Medicine. National Register of Historic Places registration and accompanying photographs. (Submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Former University of Louisville School of Medicine building image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
3. Former University of Louisville School of Medicine building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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