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Cabbage Patch Settlement

 
 
Cabbage Patch Settlement Marker (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
1. Cabbage Patch Settlement Marker (Side A)
Inscription.  Serving children and families of the Cabbage Patch, as the neighborhood was known at the time. Founded 1910 as Christian-based charity by Louise Marshall, great-great-granddaughter of Chief Justice John Marshall. Director until her death in 1981. Original mission was located on Ninth St. Moved to Sixth St. in 1929.

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.
Presented by St. James Court Association

 
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, MusicCharity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location.
Cabbage Patch Settlement Marker (Side B) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
2. Cabbage Patch Settlement Marker (Side B)
38° 13.73′ N, 85° 45.883′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of South 6th Street and R Chin Alley, on the left when traveling south on South 6th Street. 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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Feb. 28, 2021