List of National Historic Landmarks in Kentucky

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This is a complete list of National Historic Landmarks in Kentucky.[1] There are 32 such landmarks in Kentucky.

[2] Landmark name[3] Image Date of designation[3] Locality[3][4] County[3] Description[4]
1 Daniel C. Beard Boyhood Home 1965 HABS photo June 23, 1965 Covington
39°5′21″N 84°30′20″W / 39.08917°N 84.50556°W / 39.08917; -84.50556 (Daniel C. Beard Boyhood Home)
Kenton Home of Daniel Carter Beard, a founder of the Boy Scouts of America
2 BELLE OF LOUISVILLE (river steamboat) Belle of Louisville 2.jpg June 30, 1989 Louisville
38°15′33″N 85°45′20″W / 38.25917°N 85.75556°W / 38.25917; -85.75556 (BELLE OF LOUISVILLE (Steamboat))
Jefferson One of the last authentic steamboats in existence
3 Burks' Distillery Makers-Mark-Distillery.jpg January 16, 1980 Loretto
37°38′52″N 85°20′56″W / 37.64778°N 85.34889°W / 37.64778; -85.34889 (Burks' Distillery)
Marion The oldest active distillery in Kentucky
4 Churchill Downs Derby.jpg October 21, 1986 Louisville
38°12′11″N 85°46′12″W / 38.20306°N 85.77000°W / 38.20306; -85.77000 (Churchill Downs)
Jefferson Home of the legendary Kentucky Derby
5 Henry Clay Home (Ashland) Ashland HC.JPG December 19, 1960 Lexington
38°1′43″N 84°28′48″W / 38.02861°N 84.48000°W / 38.02861; -84.48000 (Henry Clay Home (Ashland))
Fayette Home of Henry Clay
6 Covington and Cincinnati Suspension Bridge CovingtonKY JARoeblingBridge.jpg May 15, 1975 Covington, KY and Cincinnati, OH
39°5′32″N 84°30′34″W / 39.09222°N 84.50944°W / 39.09222; -84.50944 (Covington and Cincinnati Suspension Bridge)
Kenton, KY and Hamilton, OH Prototype for New York's Brooklyn Bridge
7 Fort Boonesborough Site Boonesborough.gif June 19, 1996 Richmond
37°54′2″N 84°16′6″W / 37.90056°N 84.26833°W / 37.90056; -84.26833 (Fort Boonesborough Site)
Madison One of the original settlements in Kentucky
8 Green River Shell Middens Archeological District Butterfield Site at Livermore.jpg May 5, 1994 Multiple Butler, Henderson, McLean, Muhlenberg, and Ohio 23 Late Archaic period sites
9 Indian Knoll September 23, 1964 McHenry Ohio Archaic shell midden
10 Jacobs Hall, Kentucky School for the Deaf 1987 HABS photo December 21, 1965 Danville
37°38′29″N 84°46′18″W / 37.64139°N 84.77167°W / 37.64139; -84.77167 (Jacobs Hall, Kentucky School for the Deaf)
Boyle Oldest remaining building at the Kentucky School for the Deaf[5]
11 Keeneland Race Course Keeneland Race Course.jpg September 24, 1986 Lexington
38°2′44″N 84°36′38″W / 38.04556°N 84.61056°W / 38.04556; -84.61056 (Keeneland Race Course)
Fayette Race track
12 Labrot and Graham's Old Oscar Pepper Distillery Woodford Reserve Distillery-27527-7.jpg May 15, 2000 Versailles
38°6′46″N 84°48′43″W / 38.11278°N 84.81194°W / 38.11278; -84.81194 (Labrot and Graham's Old Oscar Pepper Distillery)
Woodford Makers of Woodford Reserve
13 Liberty Hall 1986 HABS photo November 11, 1971 Frankfort
38°11′59″N 84°52′52″W / 38.19972°N 84.88111°W / 38.19972; -84.88111 (Liberty Hall)
Franklin Home of John Brown, who helped Kentucky attain statehood
14 Lincoln Hall, Berea College ca. 1980 HABS photo December 2, 1974 Berea
37°34′19″N 84°17′9″W / 37.57194°N 84.28583°W / 37.57194; -84.28583 (Lincoln Hall, Berea College)
Madison Building at Berea College, first biracial college in the United States
15 Locust Grove Locust Grove, Louisville.jpg June 23, 1986 Louisville
38°17′13″N 85°39′43″W / 38.28694°N 85.66194°W / 38.28694; -85.66194 (Locust Grove)
Jefferson Former domicile of George Rogers Clark
16 Louisville Water Company Pumping Station Louisville water tower.jpg November 11, 1971 Louisville
38°16′50″N 85°42′4″W / 38.28056°N 85.70111°W / 38.28056; -85.70111 (Louisville Water Company Pumping Station)
Jefferson Historic water tower along the Ohio River. (Verify that pumping station is same as tower.)
17 MAYOR ANDREW BROADDUS (Lifesaving Station) MayorAndrewBroaddus.jpg June 30, 1989 Louisville
38°15′33″N 85°45′18″W / 38.25917°N 85.75500°W / 38.25917; -85.75500 (MAYOR ANDREW BROADDUS (Lifesaving Station))
Jefferson Only remaining floating lifestation
18 Dr. Ephraim McDowell House 1987 HABS photo January 12, 1965 Danville
37°38′42″N 84°46′16″W / 37.64500°N 84.77111°W / 37.64500; -84.77111 (Dr. Ephraim McDowell House)
Boyle Site of first successful ovariotomy, done by Ephraim McDowell
19 Middle Creek Battlefield Eastern portion of the battlefield October 5, 1992 Prestonsburg
37°39′01″N 82°48′50″W / 37.65028°N 82.81389°W / 37.65028; -82.81389 (Middle Creek Battlefield)
Floyd Site of an early Union victory in January 1862, with future President James A. Garfield commanding the Union troops.
20 Mill Springs Battlefield Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center April 19, 1994 Nancy
37°0′19″N 84°45′28″W / 37.00528°N 84.75778°W / 37.00528; -84.75778 (Mill Springs Battlefield)
Pulaski Where a Union victory ended Confederate defensive line in Kentucky in 1862
21 Camp Nelson Historic and Archeological District Replica shanty in the camp March 11, 2013 Nicholasville
37°47′16″N 84°35′53″W / 37.7878°N 84.5981°W / 37.7878; -84.5981 (Camp Nelson Historic and Archeological District)
Jessamine Military depot and African-American recruitment center for the Union Army.
22 Old Bank of Louisville 1987 HABS photo November 11, 1971 Louisville
38°15′20″N 85°45′20″W / 38.25556°N 85.75556°W / 38.25556; -85.75556 (Old Bank of Louisville)
Jefferson
23 Old Morrison, Transylvania College 1987 HABS photo December 21, 1965 Lexington
38°3′9″N 84°29′38″W / 38.05250°N 84.49389°W / 38.05250; -84.49389 (Old Morrison, Transylvania College)
Fayette One of the first buildings of Transylvania University, the first college built west of the Appalachian Mountains
24 Old State House Old state house KY.png November 11, 1971 Frankfort
38°12′1″N 84°52′36″W / 38.20028°N 84.87667°W / 38.20028; -84.87667 (Old State House (Kentucky))
Franklin
25 Perryville Battlefield Harpers-perryville-battle.jpg December 19, 1960 Perryville
37°40′31″N 84°58′11″W / 37.67528°N 84.96972°W / 37.67528; -84.96972 (Perryville Battlefield)
Boyle Site of largest battle in Kentucky during the American Civil War
26 Pine Mountain Settlement School Pine Mountain Settlement School December 4, 1991 Bledsoe
36°56′55″N 83°10′59″W / 36.94861°N 83.18306°W / 36.94861; -83.18306 (Pine Mountain Settlement School)
Harlan Brought to a rural community an urban settlement house.[6]
27 Shakertown at Pleasant Hill Historic District Shakertown Trustees House 2005-05-27.jpeg November 11, 1971 Harrodsburg
37°49′5″N 84°44′25″W / 37.81806°N 84.74028°W / 37.81806; -84.74028 (Shakertown at Pleasant Hill Historic District)
Mercer Home of a Shaker community
28 George T. Stagg Distillery Buffalo trace distillery.jpg March 11, 2013 Frankfort
38°13′03″N 84°52′11″W / 38.2175°N 84.8697°W / 38.2175; -84.8697 (George T. Stagg Distillery)
Franklin This is a rare example of a distillery that operated before, during, and after Prohibition.
29 Zachary Taylor House Zachary Taylor House 1.JPG July 4, 1961 Louisville
38°16′45″N 85°38′50″W / 38.27917°N 85.64722°W / 38.27917; -85.64722 (Zachary Taylor House)
Jefferson Home of U.S. President Zachary Taylor
30 United States Marine Hospital U.S. Marine Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky.jpg September 25, 1997 Louisville
38°16′16″N 85°47′03″W / 38.27111°N 85.78417°W / 38.27111; -85.78417 (United States Marine Hospital)
Jefferson
31 Wendover (Frontier Nursing Service Headquarters) WENDOVER.jpg July 17, 1991 Hyden
37°7′39″N 83°21′55″W / 37.12750°N 83.36528°W / 37.12750; -83.36528 (Wendover)
Leslie First American attempt to professionalize midwifery
32 Whitney M. Young Birthplace and Boyhood Home Whitney M. Young, Jr. Birthplace.jpg April 27, 1984 Simpsonville
38°13′22″N 85°22′20″W / 38.22278°N 85.37222°W / 38.22278; -85.37222 (Whitney M. Young Birthplace and Boyhood Home)
Shelby Birthplace and childhood home of Whitney Young

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Historic Landmarks, National Park Service, accessed May, 2006.
  2. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate the National Monuments, National Historic Sites, National Historic Landmark Districts and other higher designations from other NHL buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ a b c d National Park Service (June 2011). "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-07-04. .
  4. ^ a b National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". Retrieved 2007-08-14. 
  5. ^ National Historic Landmarks Program (NHL)
  6. ^ National Historic Landmarks Program (NHL)