Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Forest Public School
The Forest Public School in District D, served the students of Kentucky, teaching reading, writing, arithmetic, sewing and cooking. Grades one through eight were taught at the Forest School, and then students attended the Lincoln Institute in Shelby County for high school and vocational training.
In 1963, the Forest School was closed as a result of desegregation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Architecture • Churches & Religion • Education.
Location. 38° 16.077′ N, 85° 31.456′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Berrytown Road east of La Grange Road (Kentucky Road 146), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12410 Berrytown Rd, Louisville KY 40223, 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. Berrytown (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berrytown Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Isaac Hite's Home / Isaac Hite (approx. 0.7 miles away); Griffytown (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gov. Lawrence Wetherby Statue (approx. 1.7 miles away); Middletown Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Davis Tavern (approx. 1.7 miles away); Middletown Station (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 27 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 2. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.