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

Wolf Pen Corridor / Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc.

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. Wolf Pen Corridor Marker
Inscription.
Wolf Pen Corridor
Settled in the late 1700s and part of Jefferson County's third major settlement. Rich farmland & water traffic attracted a community of tradesmen, farmers, millers, and African Americans. This corridor includes Wolf Pen & Mint Springs Branch Roads, Chamberlain Lane & Wolf Pen Mill, one of the oldest industrial sites in Jefferson Co.
Presented by Wolf Pen Preservation Assoc., Inc.

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Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc.
Under the leadership of Marcia Kleinman Goldstein (1931-2007), the Wolf Pen Preservation Assn. was founded to protect the historic, cultural and scenic resources of the Wolf Pen Corridor. For 30 years. She was a tireless advocate for wise stewardship of land and believed “indeed this is worth preserving.”
 
Erected 2009 by Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2304.)
 
Location. 38° 19.279′ N, 85° 34.264′ W. Marker is in Prospect, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Chamberlain Lane and Wolf Pen Branch Road, on the right when traveling north on Chamberlain Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prospect KY 40059, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Kentucky Soldiers’ Home (approx. 3.5 miles away); Annie Fellows Johnston (approx. 4.3 miles away); Zachary Taylor National Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Zachary Taylor Home (approx. 5.1 miles away); Woodlawn Race Course (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Zachary Taylor Home (approx. 5.2 miles away); Perryville Prelude (approx. 5.4 miles away); George Rogers Clark At Locust Grove / Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Locust Grove (approx. 5.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Wolf Pen Corridor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
3. Wolf Pen Corridor Marker
Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
4. Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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