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

Elmwood Hall

 
 
Elmwood Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. Elmwood Hall Marker
Inscription.  Thomas D. and Sally Carneal built this classical villa from 1818-20, facing the Ohio River on a 968+ acre farm. In 1827, Wm. Bullock of London purchased the estate and planned a garden-town called Hygeia. It failed. In 1831-36, Israel Ludlow, Jr. and his wife Helen Adela bought the farm and developed the town of Ludlow.
Presented by The Ludlow Heritage Museum

 
Erected 2019 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2597.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
 
Location. 39° 5.702′ N, 84° 32.943′ W. Marker is in Ludlow, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on Forest Avenue east of Butler Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 244 Forest Avenue, Covington KY 41016, 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. Somerset Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct
Elmwood Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
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line); The Decline (approx. Ό mile away); The 1894 Strike (approx. Ό mile away); The Development of the Railroad in Ludlow (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ludlow Blooms (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Price Hill Incline (approx. 0.8 miles away in Ohio); Cincinnati Union Terminal (approx. 1.2 miles away in Ohio); Site of Home Field of First Pro Baseball Team (approx. 1.2 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ludlow.
 
Regarding Elmwood Hall. Israel Ludlow Jr.'s father, Col. Israel Ludlow, was a government surveyor who helped found the cities of Cincinnati, Dayton, and Hamilton in Ohio.
 
Also see . . .
1. Asset Detail | Elmwood Hall. National Register of Historic Places registration form (PDF) and photographs (PDF). (Submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Elmwood Hall. From the Kentucky Historical Society's ExploreKYHistory series. (Submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Jun. 29, 2022