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Pewee Valley Confederate Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at Pewee Valley, Kentucky. It is the site of the old Kentucky Confederate Home. It is the official state burial ground, and is the only cemetery for Confederate veterans. The monument is unique among Civil War monuments as they are built in zinc, whereas the others are made of marble or limestone. The cemetery got listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 27, 1989.
Popularly known as the Lincoln Cabin Site, the Long Run Baptist Church and Cemetery is a historic site. This historic site consists of the demolished remains of the church. The beautiful grass grounds that is a cemetery is serene and gives one inner peace while a simple visit or mourning for a loved one.
This animal center is located northeast of Louisville in the town of Prospect, about 25 minutes from downtown. The center primarily features farm animals and a few exotic mammals like zebras, camels, llamas and emus. Henry allows guests to feed them vegetables and admission to the park is free, but donations are happily accepted. And though the center allows guests to feed animals different foodstuffs, just don't bring anything they're not supposed to eat (like bread or starchy foods), otherwise Henry will send you the vet's bill.
The celebrated John Work House is a significant site in the Charlestown region in Indiana. Built and established more than two centuries ago, in 1811, the house is presently owned and managed by the Lincoln Heritage Council. It initially served as a functional grist mill for nearly a century. The land is utilized for camping activities of the Boy Scouts of the America such as the National Youth Leadership Training and the Webelos Camp. One can be visually-enchanted by the exquisite Federal style architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
Church of the Annunciation is a charming red colored church which has been in existence since 1860. Built in the beautiful Gothic Revival style it is an evidence of the ancient time it belonged to. The pleasant and inviting atmosphere of the church makes it even more lovely. Services are regularly held even today and all other ceremonies are routinely conducted.
This mansion from 1790 is older than the state of Kentucky itself (it entered the Union in 1792), and it stands as a symbol of American land usurpation against the backdrop of the Northwest Indian War. The 55-acre estate once belonged to William Croghan, slave-owner and businessman, then it passed hands frequently after he sold it in 1878. The Waters family bequeathed it to the Commonwealth as a state treasure in 1964. Today the estate staff conducts tours around the house as well as the property. They last anywhere from 45-minutes to an hour.
This aristocratic antebellum estate located in lower Crescent Hill faithfully displays the splendor in which many of its owners lived since its creation in 1855. The mansion was originally built in an Italianate manner, however when the property was transferred in 1909, the new owners reformed the house into a Greek Revival style. It continued to receive renovations over the years until it's final private owner bequeathed it to the Historic Homes Foundation in 1994. The tour includes a walk through the rooms as well as to the magnificently manicured gardens. These include the Arboretum, the Woodland Fern Garden, the Formal Florentine Garden and the Specimen Garden, respectively.
Built in Greek Revival style in 1856, and designated as a National Historical Landmark, the Water Tower has the distinction of being one of the oldest water towers in the world which still stands proudly by the Ohio River. Having served the people of Louisville since the 17th Century, it was damaged several times over the centuries. Since 1977, the tower and its surrounding confines have been managed by the Louisville Visual Arts Association which organizes art-related, cultural and community events here.
Frankfort Avenue is a thoroughfare that starts in the suburb of St. Matthews and ends at the conjunction with Brownsboro Road near the Ohio River. Along the way, visitors will find many hip restaurants, bookstores, boutiques, bakeries and much, much more. Most of the shops are locally owned and operated; in fact, there is nary a trace of a big-box store. The Avenue also traverses through the historic, charming neighborhoods of Crescent Hill and Clifton, which are treasures in themselves.
The monumental Peterson-Dumensil House is a finely structured house in the Crescent Hill vicinity of the city of Louisville in the U.S. State of Kentucky. The historical house was constructed from 1869 through 1870 and magnificently exemplifies the Victorian-Italianate style of architecture. It was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
Though it's located within mere blocks of Kentucky's largest city, Cherokee Park remains a bastion of rugged tranquility. With miles of trails, a range of interesting topography, and room for every sport or outdoor activity, this park offers a look at the Kentucky backwoods without venturing too far. It contains a golf course and there are facilities for almost every type of outdoorsman. Whether you are an archer, basketball player, jogger, fisherman, grill master, mountain biker, birder, swimmer or plain ol' dog walker, it's perfect.
Louisville Champions Park is among the many parks run by the Metro Park. Nestled by the river banks, it is between Louisville Waterfront Park, Louisville Water Tower Park and Thurman Hutchins Park. Spread across 222 acres (89.84 hectares), it has many athletic fields, a cyclocross course, cross-country course, a fenced dog park, walking paths, a playground, restrooms and concession stands. It is also home to the Louder Than Life festival. It also hosts league matches regularly.