Rotary Club of Louisville / Henry Watterson Hotel

Rotary Club of Louisville / Henry Watterson Hotel (HM1YZP)

Location: Louisville, KY 40202 Jefferson County
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N 38° 15.077', W 85° 45.496'

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Rotary Club
of Louisville

First Rotary Club in Ky. and 45th in the world. First met on July 26, 1912 and then weekly at the Henry Watterson Hotel from 1912-1924. The Rotary's servicetheme led to creation of Ky. Soc. for Crippled Children. At club's 100th anniv. The Rotary Promise Scholarships were created to provide college tuition for needy students.
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Henry Watterson

Opened April 29, 1912 on Walnut Street. With 10 floors and 250 rooms, hotel was popular meeting location for civic events, state & national conventions. Named for long-time Courier-Journal editor, Henry Watterson. Designed by Brinton B. Davis, who designed Louisville Gardens and Ky. Hotel. Demolished in 1981.
Year Placed2013
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 608649 N 4234424
Decimal Degrees38.25128333, -85.75826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.077', W 85° 45.496'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 4.62" N, 85° 45' 29.76" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 415 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville KY 40202, US
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