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Historical Markers in DowntownLou

Walking Tour and Map of the Historic Markers and War Memorials in Downtown Louisville Kentucky

Take a tour of Downtown Louisville’s Rich History and rack up some steps towards fitness too.

The Historic Marker Walking Tour of Downtown Louisville will take you on a walkthrough of the history of our rich heritage as a city brought together by adventurers, entrepreneurs, and artists. Founded by George Rogers Clark in 1778, Louisville has much to be seen along this walking tour. Take it in a section at a time, or make a day of it. There are 3 main walking routes, so get on your sneakers and start your tour anytime. Maps and photos from Hike-the-Hop courtesy of the First Friday Hop at and the Historical Marker Database.

Click here to open the Google map below with turn by turn directions.

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky

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