Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Naval Ordinance Plant / Naval Ordinance Station, "Gunsmith to the Navy"
"Gunsmith to the Navy"
Erected 2012 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2389.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 10.163′ N, 85° 45.876′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Southside Drive (State Road 1020) and Rochester Drive, on the right when traveling north on Southside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Douglas Park Racetrack (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Little Loomhouse / Happy Birthday to You (approx. ¾ mile away); Southern Parkway / Iroquois Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kenwood Drive-In (approx. 0.9 miles away); Iroquois Amphitheater / Works Progress Admin., 1935-1943 (approx. one mile away); Fenley Family / Fenley Family Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ruff Memorial Wheelmen's Bench / Cycle Carnival 1897 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Tom Moore Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Naval Ordnance Plant/ Station. From Kentucky Historical Society's Explore KY History program. (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 40 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.