Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
This monument to the memory of James Guthrie
as a testimonial of affection
for their beloved father
by his daughters
Mary, Augusta and Sarah.
Born December 5, 1792;
died March 13, 1869.
He was president of the convention which
in 1850 formed the new constitution of Ky:
President of the University of Louisville:
Secretary of the United States Treasury
from 1853 to 1857, under President Pierce:
A member of the Peace Commission:
United States Senator in 1865,
but on account of ill health resigned:
President of the Louisville & Nashville R.R.
and was prominent in his city 's councils
and in the legislature and senate of his state.
Would you know his worth
ask his neighbor, his city,
his state and his country
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 38° 14.723′ N, 85° 43.377′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Osage Avenue north of Poplar Avenue, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Guthrie (1792-1869) (within shouting distance of this marker); Sister Emily Cooper (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Croghans of Locust Grove / Major William Croghan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unknown Union Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Oldest Existing Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The 32nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor Thomas E. Bramlette (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Eastern Cemetery / People of Eastern Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . James Guthrie (Kentucky politician) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.