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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Farnsley-Moremen House

 
 
Farnsley-Moremen House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 27, 2020
1. Farnsley-Moremen House Marker
Inscription.  For most of the 19th century this house was center of prosperous Ohio River farm with an active riverboat landing. Built circa 1837 by Gabriel Farnsley (1800-1849). House and 200-acre farm site purchased, 1862, by Alanson Moremen (1803-90). Riverboat landing known as "Soap Landing" in late 1800s.
Presented by Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, Inc.

 
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2141.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 5.814′ N, 85° 53.77′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Moorman Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is in Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing park and historical area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7410 Moorman Road, Louisville KY 40272, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Farnsley-Moremen House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 27, 2020
2. Farnsley-Moremen House Marker
8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Native American Indian Levee (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rosa Phillips Stonestreet (approx. 3.4 miles away); Kosmodale — Est. 1905 (approx. 4.3 miles away); St. Andrew's Catholic Church / Early Catholic Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Wisertown / St. Andrew's Church Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); Fenley Family / Fenley Family Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Young's Inn (approx. 7.2 miles away); James Young House (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing. Website for the historical park. (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Farnsley-Moremen House image. Click for full size.
By City of Louisville
3. Farnsley-Moremen House
 
 
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 26 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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Feb. 26, 2021