Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
1754 – 1793
King of France
1774 – 1793
This city was named Louisville in 1780 because of his support of the American Colonies in the Revolutionary War.
The statue, sculptured by Valois in 1827, was given to Louisville by her sister city in France,
As a permanent symbol of our special friendship.
Dedicated July 17, 1967
Mayor of Montpellier
Mayor of Louisville
Location. 38° 15.261′ N, 85° 45.608′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of W Jefferson Street and S 6th Street, on the right when traveling west on W Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Located in front 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. City and County Named / Jefferson County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jefferson Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George Rogers Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisville Firefighters Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisville Law Enforcement Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kentucky Medal Of Honor Memorial (about 300 feet away); They Paid For Peace (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Louis XVI of France on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 21, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.