Know Your City! — January 19, 2021

Here’s a review of the questions:

  1. What is the oldest private school in continuous operation in Louisville?
  2. Louisville is home to 8 national historic landmarks. Can you name them?
  3. What is the origin of the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum?

And here are the answers!

  1. Presentation Academy—The college-preparatory high school for women, was founded in 1831 by Mother Catherine Spalding and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
  2. Louisville’s 8 national historic landmarks are Actor’s Theatre, the Belle of Louisville, Churchill Downs’ Twin Spires, the Belle of Louisville Life-Saving Station #10, Locust Grove, Louisville Water company and Water Tower, U.S. Marine Hospital, and Zachary Taylor’s boyhood home.
  3. The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum was initially called bye Conrad Castle. It was built by Theophile Conrad, a successful tanner from Strasbourg, France, as a home for his family. The museum has been restored to the Edwardian Age and includes many original pieces.

Thanks for playing!