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Zachary Taylor House, 5608 Apache Road (formerly Blankenbaker Lane), Saint Matthews, Jefferson County, KY



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B&W Photos

HB485813
Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940

HB485814
Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940

HB485815
Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940 South Wall, Southeast Room, Second Floor

HB485816
Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940 Log Smokehouse From Northwest

HB485817
General View Of The House, Showing Southeast (front) Elevation

HB485818
Southeast (front) Elevation, From East

HB485819
Southeast (front) Elevation, From South

HB485820
General View Of Northwest (rear) Elevation

HB485821
Northwest (rear) Elevation, From North

HB485822
North View Of Front Elevation

HB485823
South View Of Rear Elevation

HB485824
Southwest View Of Rear Elevation

HB485825
North View Of Front Entrance

HB485826
North View Of Front Window

HB485827
South View Of Rear Entrance And Two-story Veranda

HB485828
South View Of Rear Window And Porch Railing

HB485829
North View Of Central Hallway

HB485830
East View Of Dining Room


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Item Title


Location
5608 Apache Road (formerly Blankenbaker Lane), Saint Matthews, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS KY-69
Building/structure dates: 1794 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1830 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1870 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1966 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000359
Significance: 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.

Subjects
U.S. Presidents
Brick Buildings
Houses


Related Names
Taylor, Pres. Zachary
Taylor, Hancock
McCurdy, George
Morgan, Frederic L.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940. VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940 SOUTH WALL, SOUTHEAST ROOM, SECOND FLOOR
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer May 26, 1940 LOG SMOKEHOUSE FROM NORTHWEST
5. GENERAL VIEW OF THE HOUSE, SHOWING SOUTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION
6. SOUTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION, FROM EAST
7. SOUTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION, FROM SOUTH
8. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTHWEST (REAR) ELEVATION
9. NORTHWEST (REAR) ELEVATION, FROM NORTH
10. NORTH VIEW OF FRONT ELEVATION
11. SOUTH VIEW OF REAR ELEVATION
12. SOUTHWEST VIEW OF REAR ELEVATION
13. NORTH VIEW OF FRONT ENTRANCE
14. NORTH VIEW OF FRONT WINDOW
15. SOUTH VIEW OF REAR ENTRANCE AND TWO-STORY VERANDA
16. SOUTH VIEW OF REAR WINDOW AND PORCH RAILING
17. NORTH VIEW OF CENTRAL HALLWAY
18. EAST VIEW OF DINING ROOM


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