"Right across the river, follow..." Top 5 Page for this destination Louisville Things to Do Tip by John195123

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Right across the river, follow signs for Falls of the Ohio Visitors Center. The waterfalls on the Ohio River, over a century ago, when Louisville was founded forced travelers to get out and portage around. Louisville was founded to support this activity. Years later, a dam was constructed. Today, you can go visit, when the dam is closed, the Falls of the Ohio, and walk around below the dam. It is really cool and kids will love it. The visitors center has much more information on the history of the area. Also, along with the falls, a little ways down river, are the McAlpin Locks. These are also old, yet still functional pieces of Louisville history.

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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