Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Visitors at Louisville Wharf
Andrew Jackson June 1819
Alexis de Tocqueville December 1831
Washington Irving September 1832
Abraham Lincoln September 1841
Charles Dickens April 1842
Walt Whitman February 1848
Ralph Waldo Emerson June 1850
Oliver W. Holmes September 1855
Herman Melville January 1858
Presented By Bellarmine College Alumni Association
Erected 1980 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1681.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 15.54′ N, 85° 45.31′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Louisville Riverwalk just west of Clark Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / York (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kentucky Fugitives to Canada (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Galt House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birth of Truth In Advertising (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Louisville Slugger Bat (approx. 0.3 miles away); Second African Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Slavery Laws In Old Kentucky/Site of Arterburn Brothers Slave Pens (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Bloody Monday" / American (Know-Nothing) Party (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
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