Historical Marker #2387 in Harlan County commemorates the Pine Mountain Settlement School, a National Historic Landmark that opened in 1913. Beginning as a combination social settlement and boarding school for local youth, Pine Mountain…

Historical Marker #2317 in Jefferson County commemorates the Louisville Water Company Filtration Plant, Reservoir, and Gatehouse. The Louisville Water Company was chartered by the Kentucky General Assembly on March 6, 1854. It became the…

Historical Marker #2086 in Jefferson County commemorates the Locust Grove estate. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986, Locust Grove was the home of William Croghan and his wife, Lucy Clark Croghan. Lucy was the sister of the…

Historical Marker #1601 in Kenton County commemorates the Roebling Suspension Bridge, the first bridge to span the Ohio River. Opened to traffic on January 1, 1867, the bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time. The cost of…

Historical Marker #1520 in Madison County commemorates Fort Boonesborough, the early frontier settlement established by Daniel Boone and Richard Henderson in April 1775. Boonesborough was first envisioned by Colonel Richard Henderson of the…

Historical Marker #1406 in Fayette County commemorates Old Morrison, a National Historic Landmark located on the campus of Transylvania University. Morrison Hall was erected to replace the university's previous administration building, which was…

Historical Marker #558 in Leslie County commemorates the Frontier Nursing Service. Founded in 1925 by Mary Breckinridge, the Frontier Nursing Service provided medical services to remote areas of southeastern Kentucky. The organization eventually…

Historical Marker #88 in Jefferson County celebrates the Old Bank of Louisville building. Constructed in 1837, this National Historic Landmark is an excellent example of the Greek Revival-style of architecture. Notable architect Gideon Shyrock…

Historical Marker #50 in Kenton County marks the boyhood home of Daniel Carter Beard, who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone, a forerunner to the Boy Scouts of America. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on June 21, 1850, Beard grew up in nearby Covington,…