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      The Samuel Culbertson Mansion
Louisville's Most Historic Inn

1432 South Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208
502.634.3100;  866.522.5078 toll free

William S. Culbertson Mansion, New Albany, IN

This was Samuel's father's house, and where Samuel grew up

The home was built between 1863 & 1867.  The lot cost $5000, and the house ended up costing $125,000.
...a LOT of money in the 1860's.
When it was sold again in 1899, to John S McDonald, it only fetched $7,100.

The Official New Albany, Indiana, Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site page can be found at
The house is just across the river from Louisville and is open for tours.

The New Albany Mansion is also famous for it's ghost tours:

The house was built by architects Joseph and William Banes in the style of the Second French Empire.  The mansard roof was clad in imported tin with a 3-foot railing.  The house required 30 servants to maintain the family in style.  They lived above the carriage house, in the rear of the main building and on the 3rd floor.

Samuel A Culbertson Timeline

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Samuel's father:
William S Culbertson of New Albany, IN and his three wives:
     Eliza Vance Culbertson
     Cornelia Culbertson
     Rebecca Keith Culbertson
William S Culbertson Mansion, New Albany, IN
Children of William Stuart Culbertson

About Samuel and his family:
1886 Wedding of Samuel A Culbertson / Louise Craig
Louise Craig Culbertson, wife of Samuel A. Culbertson
Samuel & Louise Culbertson's 1st house 1886
Telegram from Mrs. Sam Culbertson to the War Dept 1899
1918: Samuel Culbertson enlists in the army
Culbertson Family vacationing at Narragansett, 1928
Churchill Downs years



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1432 South Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208
(502) 634-3100;  (866) 522-5078 toll free
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