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

Louisville Girls High School

 
 
Louisville Girls High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
1. Louisville Girls High School Marker
Inscription.  Serving girls' education for almost 100 years, school was originally known as Female High School and provided women of Louisville with a strong educational base. Opened on April 7, 1856 at Center and Walnut, school functioned on 1st Street and at 5th and Hill before moving to this site in 1934. Architect was J. M. Colley. Consolidated with DuPont Manual Boys School in 1950.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1851.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 13.375′ N, 85° 45.535′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lee Street and South 2nd Street (State Road 1020), on the right when traveling east on West Lee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 West Lee Street, Louisville KY 40208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anne M. Braden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Rufus E. Clement
Louisville Girls High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
2. Louisville Girls High School Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Eleanor Young Love (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Charles Henry Parrish, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woodford R. Porter, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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