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George Rogers Clark

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
1. George Rogers Clark Marker
Inscription.
George Rogers Clark
1752 — 1818
Soldier, Patriot
Founder Of Louisville
Founder Of Kentucky
Conqueror Of Our First
Great West From The
Alleghany Mountains
To The Mississippi River
A Son Of Virginia
A Gallant Gentleman
And A Great American
A Tribute From
The National Society Of
The Colonial Dames
Of America In The
Commonwealth Of Kentucky
1939

 
Erected 1939 by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
 
Location. 38° 15.262′ N, 85° 45.566′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of W Jefferson Street and S 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on W Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Located next to the entrance of Louisville Metro Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 527 W Jefferson Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Jefferson Memorial ( a few steps from this marker); Jefferson County ( a few steps from this marker); Kentucky Medal Of Honor Memorial ( within shouting distance
George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
2. George Rogers Clark Marker
of this marker); City and County Named / Jefferson County Courthouse ( within shouting distance of this marker); They Paid For Peace ( within shouting distance of this marker); Louis XVI ( within shouting distance of this marker); Louisville Firefighters Memorial ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisville Law Enforcement Memorial ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  George Rogers Clark - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 19, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
3. George Rogers Clark Marker
Louisville Metro Hall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
4. Louisville Metro Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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