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Alvin Wood

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  1. an early settler to the area that is now the north central part of Jefferson County, Kentucky

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  2. credited with naming the community of Lyndon, Kentucky in 1871

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  3. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad bordered his land, and Wood built a depot so people could catch the train without traveling to Gilman's Point (later known as St. Matthews, Kentucky) which was several miles away

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  4. Wood named the depot "Lyndon" for "Linn's Station", a pioneer fort on nearby Beargrass Creek built in 1779

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  5. City of Lyndon, Kentucky

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  6. Wood impacted a portion of the city of Louisville by setting in motion the events that led to the development of the area now known as Lyndon

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