Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Rosa Phillips Stonestreet
As superintendent 1898-1910, she streamlined fiscal management and shifted authority from board of trustees. She died on April 7, 1936, and is buried at Cave Hill Cemetery in an unmarked grave next to her husband, Charles. In 1994, Stonestreet Elementary School was renamed in her honor.
Erected 2005 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2196.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 6.568′ N, 85° 50.135′ W. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10007 Stonestreet Road, Louisville KY 40272, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Andrew's Catholic Church / Early Catholic Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Wisertown / St. Andrew's Church Road (approx. 3.4 miles away); Farnsley-Moremen House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Native American Indian Levee (approx. 3˝ miles away); Fenley Family / Fenley Family Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Iroquois Amphitheater / Works Progress Admin., 1935-1943 (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Little Loomhouse / Happy Birthday to You (approx. 4.9 miles away); Kenwood Drive-In (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Rosa Phillips Stonestreet, 1859-1936. From Kentucky Historical Society's Explore KY History program. (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 24 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.