Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Berrytown Cemetery's more than 300 burials include the Berry family, other early settlers, and several military graves. Since 1984, Berrytown Cemetery has been owned and operated by a corporation formed by area residents and continues to exemplify the traditions of African American community building.
Erected 1999 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2032.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 23, 1890.
Location. 38° 16.132′ N, 85° 31.24′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Berrytown Road and Woodbrook Court, on the right when traveling east on Berrytown Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12606 Berrytown Road, 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. Forest Public School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berrytown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Isaac Hite's Home / Isaac Hite (approx. 0.6 miles away); Newland Log House (approx. one mile away); Joseph Abell House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Griffytown (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Bull House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gov. Lawrence Wetherby Statue (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Berrytown Cemetery. From Kentucky Historical Society's Explore KY History series. (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 3. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.