Historic Marker #2241 in Henderson County notes the location of the home of famed nurse Mary W. Arvin. On April 21, 1879, Mary was born in Henderson, Kentucky, to William Meade and Beattie Towles Arvin. In 1904, she graduated from the School of…

Historic marker #878 in Henderson County marks the site of the home for three generations of the Kimmel family and notes their military achievements. Marius Manning Kimmel was born in October 1832, in Perry County, Missouri. He attended Princeton…

Historical marker #870 in Henderson County commemorates the life of author and lecturer Lucy Furman. Furman earned renown by writing about rural Kentucky. She was born in Henderson County on June 7, 1869. After her parents' death early in her…

Historical Marker #1657 notes the location and significance of the Zion Baptist Church in Louisville. A small number of African Americans left the York Street Baptist Church to begin their own congregation in 1877. For a year they rented the old…

Historical Marker #2134 in Louisville notes Murray Atkins Walls’ achievements as an educator and civil rights activist. Walls was born on December 22, 1899, in Indianapolis. She was the daughter of a physician, Calvin R. Atkins. While in Indiana,…

Marker #1970 in Anderson County notes the achievements of Anna Mac Clarke as a pioneer in military leadership and in ending segregation on military bases. Anna Mack Mitchel was born on June 20, 1919, in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Her mother, Nora…