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Hometown: Louisville, KY. Very proud of the vital, early history of Louisville and Kentucky, and, via an appreciation passed to me by my paternal grandmother, Elinor Fromang Maloney, very much a history buff, genealogist and amatuer collector.
Important to me to preserve the bits and pieces that make up our history for future generations, whether the tiniest scrap of an old document, the preservation of a single building or the bigger historical picture - that all combine to make up the larger whole of who we were and now are.
Personal, have two old, interconnected buildings in an area of Louisville that has been transforming into a vibrant area of shops, residences and a mix of commercial and idustrial businesses. The primary building, affectionately known as Taj Ma Loney, is a four storey pile of bricks at the moment, built ca. 1849 by German immigrants, and awaiting the major updates that renovation requires. The other, Das Hofhaus, ca. 1840, is a camelback style shotgun house that was renovated in 1997, but still needs some TLC. Housed in both are bits and trinkets that focus on family past, and Louisville, Kentucky, German and Irish items.
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