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Henderson in Henderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

L&N Bed and Breakfast

 
 
L&N Bed and Breakfast Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 25, 2021
1. L&N Bed and Breakfast Marker
Inscription.  
327 N. Main
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
1895

 
Erected by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 37° 50.583′ N, 87° 35.426′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is on North Main Street south of 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 327 North Main Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The John O'Byrne House (within shouting distance of this marker); Prichett House (within shouting distance of this marker); John James Audubon Store Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Husband Edward Kimmel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Planters State Bank
L&N Bed and Breakfast Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 25, 2021
2. L&N Bed and Breakfast Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); The 1937 Flood (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ohio River (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
 
More about this marker. The property is also known as the Geibel Residence.
 
Regarding L&N Bed and Breakfast. From the National Register of Historic Places registration form:
The name Geibel Residence was derived from the first owner Fred P. Geibel who owned the property from 1892 until 1919. The current name, L&N Bed & Breakfast, comes from the current owners who live next door and operate this bed & breakfast. L&N refers to the historic Louisville and Nashville Railroad that not only traveled next to the building on the north side, paralleling Fourth Street, but owned the building between 1942 and 1946 and used it for housing their employees while a new railroad bridge was being constructed. During their occupancy, the door knobs were replaced with ones that have the L&N insignia embossed on them. These door knobs remain intact today.

 
Also see . . .  Geibel Residence (PDF). National Register of Historic Places registration form. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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