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Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Daniel Boone's Grave
 
Daniel Boone's Grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, July 17, 2008
1. Daniel Boone's Grave Marker
 
Inscription. Born 1734; died 1820. Entered Eastern Kentucky, 1767; explored Bluegrass Region, 1769-71; guided Transylvania Company, blazed Wilderness Trail, built Fort Boonesborough in 1775; directed defense of the fort, 1778; emigrated to Missouri, 1799; reinterred, with wife Rebecca, in Frankfort Cemetery, 1845.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 113.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Markers with Artwork marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.627′ N, 84° 51.968′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from East Main (U.S. 460 / 6) near Glenn's Creek Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel Boone - Pioneer / Grave of Daniel Boone (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frankfort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Melodye Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); State Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Hampton House / Early Stone House (approx. half a mile away); New Capitol (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Daniel Boone's Grave Marker and Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, July 17, 2008
2. Daniel Boone's Grave Marker and Memorial
 

 
More about this marker. The entrance to the Frankfort Cemetery is at the corner of East Main (US 60 & 460) at Glenns Creek Road. Follow the cemetery road, staying to the right. You'll see a sign at the 1st intersection. After the 2nd intersection, the grave and marker are off to the right and slightly down in a wooded area.
 
Daniel Boone's Grave Memorial and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Desaulniers, Jr.
3. Daniel Boone's Grave Memorial and Marker
Daniel Boone's grave is in the foreground, historical marker to right, and in the background is the Kentucky State Capitol building.
 
 
Daniel Boone's Grave from the road/parking area. Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, July 17, 2008
4. Daniel Boone's Grave from the road/parking area.
 
 
West face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, July 17, 2008
5. West face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone
 
 
North face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, July 17, 2008
6. North face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone
 
 
East face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, July 17, 2008
7. East face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone
Tribute to Rebecca Boone who is also buried here.
 
 
South face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone Photo, Click for full size
By John Desaulniers, Jr.
8. South face of Daniel Boone's Gravestone
 
 
View from Daniel Boone's Grave Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, July 17, 2008
9. View from Daniel Boone's Grave
The Kentucky State Capitol stands on a rise above the Kentucky River.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 5,676 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   3. submitted on May 6, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   8. submitted on May 6, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa.   9. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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