Historical Marker #2573 in Richmond (Madison County) commemorates the Lynwood Estate that was built in 1880 for Brutus J. Clay II. Pattie A. Fields Clay had Lynwood built for her husband in 1880 on her family’s 287-acre farm, which she inherited…

Historical Marker #2577 in Taylorsville commemorates Felix Grundy Stidger, a U.S. Army spy who foiled a plot by the Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC) during the Civil War. The KGC was a secret society established in the 1850s which advocated for…

Historical Marker #2568 marks the site of the Joyland Amusement Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Joyland was Fayette County’s largest amusement park for nearly 40 years. The park sat on 25 acres of land that housed a kiddie railroad, a midway, arcade…

Historical Marker #2561 commemorates the Louisville to Portland Turnpike in Louisville, Kentucky. Positioned along the Ohio River, Portland was a thriving community in 19th century Louisville. Founded in 1811 by William Lytle, who also founded…

Historical Marker #2588 commemorates the Falls City Jean and Woolen Mill in Louisville, Kentucky. The Falls City Jeans and Woolen Company was incorporated 1882. The building was completed around 1886. The Industrial Revolution was going strong…

Historical marker #2584 in South Louisville commemorates the Highland Park Neighborhood. As the railroad industry expanded throughout the United States in the late 1800s, many areas changed. This was the case for a small area in southern…

Historical Marker #2540 in Florence commemorates pharmacist and novelist John Uri Lloyd. Born in New York in 1849, his family moved to Florence, Kentucky in 1853. John Uri Lloyd was the first of three sons to Nelson and Sofia Lloyd. His two…