Dr. Michael L. Brooks; James Cross; Sharon A. Maddox; Rhonda Washington-Mathies; Gail Carr O'Bannon; Barbara Russell Sloan; and Beverly Roberts-Williams
Activities; Care & Concern (Benevolence); Communications; Finance; History; Information Technology; Logistics; Memberships; Public Relations; and T-Shirts & Jackets
Smoketown Originals, Inc. immediately East of downtown Louisville,
Kentucky, continuously strive to educate and support the Smoketown community regarding its vast history and heritage.
"HISTORIC" SMOKETOWN NEIGHBORHOOD MARKER
(Corner of Hancock Street & East Broadway)
"Historic" Smoketown Marker was acquired in 1995 through the efforts of Mrs. Ruby David Hyde, President, and members of Smoketown Pride & Heritage. "Historic" Smoketown was settled by freed slaves right after the Civil War in 1865.
BOOKER T WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Corner of East Breckinridge Street & South Jackson Street
Louisville, Smoketown, Kentucky, USA
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CASSIUS CLAY aka "MUHAMMAD ALI" RETURNS TO SMOKETOWN
WHERE HE FIRST LEARNED TO BOX
Smoketown children gather around Muhammad Ali when he returned to Louisville, Kentucky in the Fall of 1963. This photo was taken outside the Presbyterian Community Center on South Hancock Street, where Muhammad Ali FIRST learned to box under the training of Fred R. Stoner. Many of the children in this photo are current members of Smoketown Originals today. Guess What?