Zachary Taylor House

Also known as: Springfield
5608 Apache Rd., Louisville, Kentucky

Photos 

Zachary Taylor House

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940. VIEW FROM NORTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

One of the oldest residences in Jefferson County, Springfield served as the childhood home of Zachary Taylor. The twenty-three years spent by Taylor at Springfield were to be the longest he lived at any one place. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS KY-69)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000359
NR name
Taylor, Zachary, House
Areas of significance
Military; Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1750-1799
Significant years
1790; 1808

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