Southern Expostion

Southern Expostion (HM1ZA4)

Location: Louisville, KY 40208 Jefferson County
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N 38° 13.754', W 85° 45.783'

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Southern Exposition
1883 - 1887
"From Seed to Loom"

August 1 - 1883 President Chester A. Arthur opened the Southern Exposition of "Art, Industry and Agriculture."
The 40 acre grounds extended from Park Ave. to Hill St. and from 4th to 6th Streets.
The two story 600' x 900' main building, McDonald Bros. and Curtin architects was on the present site of St. James fountain and Belgrave Courts.
The art gallery and promenade were in Central Park, the marvel of the exposition was the lighting of 4600 Edison incandescent light bulbs.
Presented by the St. James Court Association
Centennial - August 1983
HM NumberHM1ZA4
Year Placed1983
Placed BySt. James Court Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 608263 N 4231972
Decimal Degrees38.22923333, -85.76305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 13.754', W 85° 45.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 13' 45.24" N, 85° 45' 46.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 W Magnolia Ave, Louisville KY 40208, US
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