- Park Hill, Louisville
Park Hill is a neighborhood in
Louisville, Kentucky, USA, located just west of Old Louisville. Its boundaries are the CSXrailroad tracks to the east, Hill Street to the south, Twenty-sixth street to the west, and Virginia Avenue and Oak Street to the north. In the 19th century, the southwestern farmland portion of the neighborhood was known as "Cabbage Patch", the citizens of which inspired Alice Hegan Rice's 1901 children's novel "Mrs. Wiggs of Cabbage Patch".
An African-American institution,
Simmons College of Kentucky, began in the neighborhood in 1879, and was sold to the University of Louisvillein 1930, which renamed it Louisville Municipal College.
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