Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Kosmodale — Est. 1905
A fleet of boats, each with a name beginning with a “K”, towed cement, general freight, and rock quarried by Kosmos in Meade Co. In 1957, the Horner heirs sold the company, after plant was union organized. Kosmosdale village was razed as the plant was rebuilt in the early 1970s. Many relocated after 2-year strike against former owner, 1982.
Erected 2010 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2335.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce Labor Unions • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 2.124′ N, 85° 54.643′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixie Highway (U.S. 60) and Depot Lane, on the right when traveling north on Dixie Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15301 Dixie Highway, Louisville KY 40272, 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. Young's Inn (approx. 3 miles away); James Young House (approx. 3 miles away); Founding of West Point/ James Young (approx. 3 miles away); Sears and Roebuck (approx. 3 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Shields (1769-1809) (approx. 3 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Pearman's Settlement (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Salt Warehouse (approx. 3.1 miles away).
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 28 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.