About fivo miles southwest of Louisvillo aro the remaina of an nncirnt fort. It is KÏtuatcd upon ft gradually rising eminno,o, and tho vostiges of the old walls show about three (torna Trere inclosod, and eoinmandod a considerable acopo of tho gurroundinpf country. A few yearg ago nuinerouB graves could bo seon outaido uncient walld, but neavly all ovidonce of thera is now oblitorated. An exniTiination rcve;ils tlio faot thnt tho mort bkilli'ul Toikmcnconatruotcd i4. Whother it was erected by frontiorsmon in the oarly dsvya of thia country as a protection against tho Indiana, or by tho ïndians thomsolves, orby a raco oven before them, oan not now bo ascertainod. The oldost inhabítíinfc can give no aooouut of it ; thero is not even a legend or tradition conoerning it. It is ölowly and aurcly diaapyuariug.