Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Montgomery Street School
In 1929, this landmark building was renamed the Emma Dolfinger School after the noted biologist, children's health advocate, and Louisville native. It became the Portland Christian School in 1977, until it closed in 2008. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Erected 2017 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2522.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Education • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 16.321′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 Montgomery Street, Louisville KY 40212, 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. U.S. Marine Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); Portland / Our Lady Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Grave of Steamboat Captain (approx. 0.9 miles away); Louisville to Portland Turnpike (approx. one mile away); Landmark Civil Rights Victory (approx. 1.1 miles away); I. Willis Cole, 1887-1950 / Home of I. Willis Cole (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort-on-Shore (approx. 1.4 miles away); River Navigation (approx. 1.4 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . .
1. Montgomery Street School. From Kentucky Historical Society's Explore KY History program. (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Emma Dolfinger (1881-1927) Louisville Suffragist and Public Health Advocate. From H-Net: Humanities & Social Sciences Online (Michigan State University Department of History). Posted October 18, 2017. (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
3. Asset Detail | Montgomery Street School. National Register of Historic Places registration and photographs. (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 29 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.