Louisville was named for King Louis XVI when settled in 1778, in recognition of France's help during the Revolutionary War . The city also took Louis' lily flower symbol, the fleur-de-lis. Even today it still remains our most loved symbol as on this fence in historic Old Louisville:
Or on a plaque in a garden in the historic district:
Now to see more Friday Fences, or add your own, go to our host Janis' site at Life According to Jan and Jer .