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3 edition of The history of Louisville found in the catalog.

The history of Louisville

The history of Louisville

from its earliest settlement till the year 1852.

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Published by Hull and Brother in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Louisville (Ky.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 15649.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17572129M

    Shop University of Louisville Apparel, Textbooks, Merchandise and Gifts at the Bookstore. Flat-Rate Shipping. Louisville was a Union Army supply depot during the Civil War. Greater Louisville is a diverse community with strong ties to its history as a major river port. One of the world's most famous horse races, the Kentucky Derby, is held there each May at Churchill Downs.

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