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Locust Grove

Louisville, Kentucky
County of Jefferson.
561 Blankenbaker Lane
National Register Number: 71000347
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: KY-MUL Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum; www.locustgrove.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 23, 1986):
This two story brick house was the residence of George Rogers Clark (1752-1818), who lived here with his sister and her husband as a semi-invalid from 1809 until his death in 1818. Clark was the hero of the Western theater of the American Revolution, achieving fame for his conquest of the trans-Ohio frontier at such places as Vincennes, Indiana, and Kaskaskia and Cahokia, Illinois.

In excellent, well-maintained condition. Open to public daily.

Repairs to porch completed. Assessed by preservationist June 2008, repairs to NE chimney recommended.

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