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

Youngland

 
 
Youngland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 27, 2020
1. Youngland Marker
Inscription.  Home of Bennett H. Young (1843-1919). Member of famed CSA unit, Morgan's Raiders, Lt. B. H. Young led 21 soldiers in raid October 19, 1864 on St. Albans, Vermont, Civil War's northernmost action. Robbed three banks of over $200,000 and attempted to burn town. Captured in Canada, they were released. After war, he became a business and civic leader in Louisville.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 532.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 12.705′ N, 85° 47.84′ W. Marker is in Shively, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Youngland Avenue, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 60. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1801 Youngland Avenue, Louisville KY 40216, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Churchill Downs (approx. 1˝ miles away);
Youngland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 27, 2020
2. Youngland Marker
Calvary Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Roscoe Goose House / Golden Goose, 1891-1971 (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ruff Memorial Wheelmen's Bench / Cycle Carnival 1897 (approx. 1.9 miles away); Belknap Campus (approx. 2 miles away); Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) (approx. 2 miles away); Founding of Jefferson Seminary (approx. 2 miles away); Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bennett H. Young (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
Bennett H. Young (1843-1919) image. Click for full size.
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3. Bennett H. Young (1843-1919)
 
 
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 29 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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