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Louisville Uncovered presents: US Marine Hospital

The United States Marine Hospital: Portland, Kentucky The Ohio River has been the lifeblood of Louisville since the beginning of the River City. Back then river traffic had the nighty Ohio looking more like Spaghetti Junction than a lazy river. It was a pleasure to get an insiders look at the hospital as it stands today on Louisville Uncovered!  In 1837, Congress authorized the construction of the U.S. Marine Hospital in Louisville “for the benefit of sick seamen, boatmen, and other navigators on the western rivers and lakes.” (Ohio and Mississippi rivers and Great Lakes.) At this time, steamboats dominated…


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Louisville Uncovered presents: History of Greenhouses in St. Matthews

Louisville Uncovered presents: History of Greenhouses in St. Matthews, Nanz & Kraft history   Louisville Uncovered presents a historical look back on the acreage of St. Matthews Kentucky c. 1800. We now know it as a social setting full of popular restaurants , bars and shopping, but once upon a time, there was a “hotbed” of “hothouses” aka greenhouses covering this parcel of Louisville! (Courtesy of Nanz & Kraft Florists) Nanz and Neuner Inc., was founded in 1850 in Louisville, Kentucky, after Henry Nanz left his native Germany where he had been a horticulturist. In the year 1850, he opened…


Louisville Uncovered presents: The Heigold House, mystery behind the facade on River Road

The Heigold House was built by immigrant stonemason Christopher Heigold, and stands at the intersection of River Road and Frankfort Avenue, watch the history around it on Louisville Uncovered !      “The Point” was a thriving 19th century neighborhood east of Downtown Louisville and opposite Towhead Island along the Ohio River. It was located north of the present day Butchertown area. Starting in the 1840s it was home to many upper income residents who had moved from New Orleans, giving the area the nickname “the Frenchmen’s Row”. They built many mansion houses in the area, the best known of which was…


Louisville Uncovered meets the NBC PGA Senior Championship Coverage today!

Happy PGA Sunday! Today’s TV episode of Louisville Uncovered​ will air today as the “Lead In” for the NBC Sports coverage of the Sr. PGA Championship! Watch WAVE3TV @ 1:58pm EST , today, 5/24 and see what we have #Uncovered this week! Thanks for tuning in & Good Luck to everyone playing French Lick! Check out more Louisville Uncovered episodes on the Facebook page , Or on the Louisville Uncovered YouTube channel!  #LouisvilleUncovered #PGAChampionship #FrenchLick #PeteDye #GolfCentral, #SeniorPGAChampionship, #PGAofAmerica, #BernhardLanger, #ColinMontgomerie, #BrianHenninger, #EstebanToledo, #TomLehman, Catch up with NBC Sports updates here: http://www.golfchannel.com/media/senior-pga-monty-leads-langer-heading-sunday/


#TBT: The very first airing of TV show, “Louisville Uncovered”

“In 1893, two Louisville sisters, Patty and Mildred J. Hill, both schoolteachers, wrote the song “Good Morning to All” for their kindergarten class. The lyrics were later changed to the more recognizable, “Happy Birthday to You“. This is now the most performed song in the English language.    “Happy Birthday to You“, also known more simply as “Happy Birthday“, is a song that is traditionally sung to celebrate the anniversary of a person’s birth. According to the 1998 Guinness Book of World Records, “Happy Birthday to You” is the most recognized song in the English language, followed by “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow“.    The song’s…