Shively in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Civil Rights Struggle, 1954 / Wades: Open Housing Pioneers
Foundation and Clyde Drive Neighbors.
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2144.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans Civil Rights • Law Enforcement • War, Cold. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 38° 11.653′ N, 85° 49.694′ W. Marker is in Shively, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crums Lane and Clyde Drive, on the right when traveling east on South Crums Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40216, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Youngland (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Southworth (approx. 2.6 miles away); Algonquin Park / Dirt Bowl (approx. 2.7 miles away); Wisertown / St. Andrew's Church Road (approx. 2.9 miles away); Southern Parkway / Iroquois Park (approx. 3 miles away); Calvary Baptist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Churchill Downs (approx. 3.2 miles away); Virginia Avenue Colored School (approx. 3.2 miles away).
Regarding Civil Rights Struggle, 1954 / Wades: Open Housing Pioneers. Andrew Wade, a World War II veteran and an electrical contractor, died in 2005. Charlotte
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Also see . . . Remembering the Wades, the Bradens and the Struggle for Racial Integration in Louisville. From WFPL-FM. (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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