Did you know Louisville is home to 8 National Historic Landmarks?

Visit all landmarks, have this flyer validated at locations 1-6 noted below and bring it to the Louisville Visitor Center at 301 S. Fourth St. to receive your FREE gift!

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1. ACTORS THEATRE (1971)

Theatre that inspires community. Located in the Bank of Louisville building (1837),
a top example of small-scale Greek Revival architecture.

316 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
502-584-1205
www.ActorsTheatre.org



2. BELLE OF LOUISVILLE (1989)

Oldest operating river steamboat in the country. She is steam-powered with engines built in the mid-1890s, and paddlewheel-driven. Built in 1914, is the only U.S. river steamboat to reach the age of 100.

401 West River Road
Louisville, KY 40202
502-574-2992
http://belleoflouisville.org/



3. CHURCHILL DOWNS’ TWIN SPIRES (1986)

Constructed in 1895, the Twin Spires are a recognized landmark and symbol of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. Experience them daily through tours with the Kentucky Derby Museum.

700 Central Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208
502-637-1111
https://www.derbymuseum.org/



4. LIFE-SAVING STATION #10 (1989)

Only inland life-saving station in the country. Original station installed at Louisville in 1881 because of the hazards of the Falls of the Ohio. Current station is third version, built in 1929.

401 West River Road
Louisville, KY 40202
502-574-2992
http://belleoflouisville.org/



5. LOCUST GROVE (1986)

This c.1792 Georgian mansion tells the story of Louisville founder George Rogers Clark, William and Lucy Croghan, their family, and over 40 enslaved individuals who lived and worked on this early Kentucky farm.

561 Blankenbaker Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
502-897-9845
http://locustgrove.org/



6. LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY PUMPING STATION NO. 1
AND WATER TOWER (1971)

In a structure built in 1860, the WaterWorks Museum welcomes visitors to learn about the company’s contributions to safe drinking water through history, and innovations in science and engineering.

3005 River Road
Louisville, KY 40207
502-897-1481
http://www.louisvillewatertower.com/



7. U.S. MARINE HOSPITAL (1997)

Opened in 1852, the Hospital (later the Public Health Service) is the last remaining of seven inland Federal hospitals that served boatmen, Civil War causalities & community health. *Not open to the public.

2215 Portland Avenue
Louisville, KY 40212
502-772-8551
http://marinehospital.org/



8. ZACHARY TAYLOR’S BOYHOOD HOME (1961)

Constructed in 1790, this boyhood home of the 12th President of the United States is also known as Springfield. The home is now a private residence. *Not open to the public.

5608 Apache Road
Louisville, KY 40207

 

Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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