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Saint Matthews in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

James Brown House

 
 
James Brown House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 24, 2022
1. James Brown House Marker
Inscription.  This James Brown House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built ca. 1810-20, it is significant as one of Jefferson County's earliest Flemish bond brick farmhouses. It was part of Col. John Floyd's “Dutch Station” settlement tract.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
Location. 38° 14.386′ N, 85° 37.919′ W. Marker is in Saint Matthews, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Mallard Creek Road and Sherburn Lane, on the left when traveling north on Mallard Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Mallard Creek Rd, Louisville KY 40207, 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. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Charles Floyd (approx. 0.7 miles away); Floyd's Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Floyd's Grave (approx. 0.7 miles away); Beargrass Baptist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Rebecca Rosenthal Judah 1866-1932 / National Council of Jewish Women
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Bowman Field - East (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sturgus Station (approx. 1½ miles away); Gilman's Point / St. Matthews (approx. 1.6 miles away).
 
Regarding James Brown House. Excerpt from the Kentucky Historic Resources Inventory card for this site:
James Brown came to Jefferson County from Delaware ca. 1800 and worked at the saltworks at Mann's Lick. In 1810 he purchased the 480 acre “plantation and tract of land called the Dutch Station” from George R.C. Floyd. Dutch Station (or New Holland Station) was one of the early stations on Beargrass Creek. …

 
Also see . . .  James Brown House (PDF). Kentucky Historic Resource Inventory card for the property, the basis for its National Register listing as part of a large multiple-property submission. (National Archives) (Submitted on August 4, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
James Brown House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 24, 2022
2. James Brown House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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