This historical marker describes Adam Shepherd, the founder of Shepherdsville. It is located in Shepherdsville on the Court House lawn. The marker is shown below, and beneath it is a transcription of its contents.
This marker was dedicated by the Bullitt County Genealogical Society on 5 Aug 2016.
Description: Adam Shepherd. An explorer and surveyor, he was born in Pennsylvania on March 21, 1757. He came to Kentucky ca. 1781 to survey land for his father. Named a justice of the peace in 1793, he founded Shepherdsville on 50 acres on the north side of Salt River that same year. Shepherd was a member of Ky. legislature, 1799, 1800, 1802. He died in 1819.
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