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Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

State Arsenal

 
 
State Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
1. State Arsenal Marker
Inscription. Erected 1850 to replace Arsenal, on Old State House grounds, that burned in 1836. It was seized by Confederates in Sept., 1862, but recaptured by Union in Oct. Scene of a second skirmish, 1864. Fire destroyed building, 1933, but outer walls remained intact. Rebuilt and used by the Department of Military Affairs until conversion to Military History Museum, 1973.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1490.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.866′ N, 84° 52.348′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 60) and East Broadway Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 East Main Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Hampton House / Early Stone House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Mansion (about 700 feet away); Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home (about 700 feet away); Early Tunnel in Kentucky
E Main St (US 60) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
2. E Main St (US 60)
(about 800 feet away); Frankfort Union Station (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 800 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal. (Submitted on December 31, 2012.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Military History Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
3. Military History Museum
State Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
4. State Arsenal
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on July 20, 2016.
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