“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Saint Matthews in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Low Dutch Station

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By Stone8henge/Public domain, August 15, 2008
1. Low Dutch Station Marker
Inscription.  In 1780 Hendrick Banta led large group of Dutch pioneers from Pa. They rented land from John Floyd and built Low Dutch (New Holland) Station here, one of six pioneer forts on Beargrass Creek. Fleeing from Indians, group later bought land from Squire Boone in Henry and Shelby counties. This property was acquired in 1810 by James Brown of Md., a leading agriculturalist.
Erected 1989 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1848.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 14.423′ N, 85° 38.182′ W. Marker was in Saint Matthews, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker was on Kresge Way 0.1 miles west of Browns Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 415 Kresge Way, Louisville KY 40207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Charles Floyd
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(approx. half a mile away); Floyd's Station (approx. half a mile away); John Floyd's Grave (approx. half a mile away); Beargrass Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bowman Field - East (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rebecca Rosenthal Judah 1866-1932 / National Council of Jewish Women (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gilman's Point / St. Matthews (approx. 1.4 miles away); Aero Club of Louisville (approx. 1˝ miles away).
Also see . . .  Low Dutch Station (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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May. 6, 2021