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Valley Station-Riverside,The Farnsley-Moreman Landing

Southwest's Valley Station was first settled in the mid-19th century after an early swamp was drained. The Salt River Turnpike, today's Dixie Highway, ran through the area. Large-scale suburban development occurred in the 1950s and 1960s, similar to nearby rural-turned-suburbs like Pleasure Ridge Park and Fairdale. Valley Station is also home to two tourist attractions. The "haunted" Waverly Hills is a former is sanatorium built in 1910 to treat tuberculosis patients. Take a tour, if you dare. Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing, a restored circa 1837 Greek revival plantation house. It offers incredible views of the Ohio River and is a popular school field trip destination. 

A significant section of the Louisville Loop already exists out there, commonly referred to as the Levy Trail, along the top of the flood wall. Since 1925, Mike Linnig's restaurant on Cane Run Road. has served up fried fish, frog legs and turtle soup, best eaten on a picnic tables with a view of the Ohio River. 


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When my wife moved here eight years ago I took her on a driving tour of our entire city. It took an hour and a half. What can I say? I am from Louisville. I love Louisville. When I’m not showing people how great our city is, I love telling people how great our city is.

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Some people need a coat; others have a coat they don't need. The Free Coat Exchange helps both.

While many shoppers prepare for the biggest retail spending day of the year, the Free Coat Exchange encourages a different kind of shopping experience on Black Friday. 
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