Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Galt House
Erected 1952 by The Kentucky Historical Society & the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 535.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 15.379′ N, 85° 45.189′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 31W) and 2nd Street (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Marker is in front of Bearno's Pizza (North Side of Main Street). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Slave Trading In Louisville / Garrison Slave Pen Site (a few steps from this marker); The Discovery of the Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of Truth In Advertising (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Louisville Slugger Bat (about 500 feet away); Second African Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Slavery Laws In Old Kentucky/Site of Arterburn Brothers Slave Pens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evan Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thelma French Schneider (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Regarding The Galt House. The Galt House has been rebuilt and now stands at West Main and 4th Streets in downtown Louisville, a couple of blocks west of this marker.
Also see . . . The Galt House's Website. (Submitted on April 22, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,304 times since then and 65 times this year. Last updated on December 29, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1. submitted on December 29, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on April 23, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.