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

Louisville Water Works

 
 
Louisville Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. Louisville Water Works Marker
Inscription.
Louisville Water Works
Corner Stone
of
Engine House
Laid September 6, 1858
Water Supplied to the City
October 16, 1860
A. Harris, President
D.S. Benedict · J.S. Lithgow · B.J. Adams · William Inman Directors T.R. Scowden, Chief Engineer Charles Hermany · R.T. Scowden Asst. Engineers
Contractors
Stonework & Reservoir,   W.P. Hahn. · Brick Work,   E. Crutchfield. · Carpenter’s Work,   White & Cole. · Faney Iron Work,   Geo. Meadows. · Engines,   Ronek & Cong · Terra Cotta Work,   E. Bannon
 
Location. 38° 16.832′ N, 85° 42.071′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and Zorn Avenue, on the right when traveling south on River Road. Touch for map. Located in Louisville Water Tower Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3005 River Road, Louisville KY 40207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Water Works Pumping Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Water Filtration Experiments (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Hospital (approx. 1.1 miles away in Indiana); The Heigold Facade
Louisville Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Louisville Water Works Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Kentucky School for the Blind (approx. 1.8 miles away); Since 1842 / Since 1858 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Clark County All Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away in Indiana); Filtration Plant / Reservoir and Gatehouse (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Louisville Water Company. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Louisville WaterWorks Museum. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Louisville Water Works Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
3. Louisville Water Works Tower
 
 
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 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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