Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Cabbage Patch Settlement
Alice Hegan Rice, author of the 1901 novel, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, was member of founding board of directors. Her former home on St. James Court shares an alley with present site. In 2010, Cabbage Patch Settlement House celebrated 100 years of profoundly changing the lives of local children and families.
Erected 2010 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2337.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1413 South 6th 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. Conrad-Caldwell House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Visions / Restoration and Revitalization (about 500 feet away); Southern Exposition (about 500 feet away); Samuel Grabfelder (1846-1920) / Grabfelder-Handy Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); Susan Look Avery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Susan Look Avery / Woman's Club of Louisville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Filson Historical Society / The Ferguson Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chateauesque Architecture / Gilded Age Mansions (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Our History — Cabbage Patch Settlement House. From the organization's website. (Submitted on December 3, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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