Deed to APH Grounds


Accession Number: 2012.15

Scope & Content: Deed, David Franz, Sr., to Louisville Trustees of the American Printing House for the Blind, dated April 19, 1882, conveying 6.8 acres between the Louisville and Lexington Turnpike and the Brownsboro Turnpike and bordered on the east by the "Blind Asylum lot" for a purchase price of $9,520. Witnessed by Jefferson County Court Clerk George H. Webb and William D. Reed. Recorded in Jefferson County Deed Book 248, page 335. Original signatures for Franz, Webb, and Reed.

Creator: George H. Webb, Jefferson County Court Clerk

Interview Date: / /

Collection: APH Archives / RG 03: Building and Grounds

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2012.15

Administrative History: Franz had purchased the property himself from former APH and Ky School for the Blind Superintendent Bryce M. Patten (Deed Book 190, page 517). Franz also owned the block to the west of this property.

Subjects: Deeds Land subdivision