List_of_National_Historic_Landmarks_in_Kentucky

List of National Historic Landmarks in Kentucky

This is a complete list of National Historic Landmarks in Kentucky. There are 30 such landmarks in Kentucky.

Landmark name Image Date of designation Locality County Description

Daniel C. Beard Boyhood Home

Covington

Kenton

Home of Daniel Carter Beard, a founder of the Boy Scouts of America

Belle of Louisville (River Steamboat)

Louisville

Jefferson

One of the last authentic steamboats around

Burks' Distillery

Loretto

Marion

The oldest active distillery in Kentucky

Churchill Downs

Louisville

Jefferson

Home of the legendary Kentucky Derby

Henry Clay Home (Ashland)

Lexington

Fayette

Home of Henry Clay

Covington and Cincinnati Suspension Bridge

Covington, KY and Cincinnati, OH

Kenton, KY and Hamilton, OH

(was there an NRHP increase or any other change in 1983?)

Fort Boonesborough Site

Richmond

Madison

One of the original settlements in Kentucky

Green River Shell Middens Archeological District

Butler

Late Archaic Period site

Indian Knoll

McHenry

Ohio

Archaic shell heap

Jacobs Hall, Kentucky School for the Deaf

Danville

Boyle

Jacobs Hall is oldest remaining building at the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

Keeneland Race Course

Lexington

Fayette

Race track

Labrot & Graham's Old Oscar Pepper Distillery

Versailles

Woodford

Makers of Woodford Reserve

Liberty Hall

Frankfort

Franklin

Home of John Brown, who helped Kentucky attain statehood. Check Liberty Hall disambiguation.

Lincoln Hall, Berea College

Berea

Madison

Building at Berea College, first biracial college in the United States

Locust Grove

Louisville

Jefferson

Former domicile of George Rogers Clark

Louisville Water Company Pumping Station

Louisville

Jefferson

Historic water tower along the Ohio River. (Verify that pumping station is same as tower.)

Mayor Andrew Broaddus (Lifesaving Station)

Louisville

Jefferson

Only remaining floating lifestation

Dr. Ephraim McDowell House

Danville

Boyle

Site of first successful ovariotomy, done by Ephraim McDowell

Middle Creek Battlefield

Prestonburg

Floyd

Site of an early Union victory, in 1862

Mill Springs Battlefield

Pulaski

Where a Union victory ended Confederate defensive line in Kentucky in 1862

Old Bank of Louisville

Louisville

Jefferson

Old Morrison, Transylvania College

Lexington

Fayette

One of the first buildings of Transylvania University, the first college built west of the Appalachian Mountains

Old State House

Frankfort

Franklin

Perryville Battlefield

Perryville

Boyle

Site of largest battle in Kentucky during the American Civil War

Pine Mountain Settlement School

Bledsoe

Harlan

Brought to a rural community an urban settlement house.

Shakertown at Pleasant Hill Historic District

Harrodsburg

Mercer

Home of a Shaker community

Zachary Taylor House

Louisville

Jefferson

Home of U.S. President Zachary Taylor

United States Marine Hospital

Louisville

Jefferson

Wendover (Frontier Nursing Service Headquarters)

Hyden

Leslie

First American attempt to professionalize midwifery

Whitney M. Young Birthplace and Boyhood Home

Simpsonville

Shelby

Birthplace and childhood home of Whitney Young

See also

References

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