Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Filson Club / Home of Founder
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1229.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture Arts, Letters, Music • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 14.891′ N, 85° 45.086′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Chestnut Street and South Brook Street, on the right when traveling east on East Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 East 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. Louisville Medical College (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scottish Rite Temple / Grand Consistory of Kentucky (about 500 feet away); "Neighborhood House" / Settlement Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louis D. Brandeis Home / Louis D. Brandeis (approx. ¼ mile away); First Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Campaign to End Racial Segregation in Louisville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil Rights Movement Overview - Fourth Street Sit-In Demonstration Sites (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sit-in Demonstration Site (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . .
1. Reuben T. Durrett (Wikipedia)(Submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. History of the Filson Historical Society. From the organization's website. (Submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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 30 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.