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

Kentucky's Executive Mansion

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
1. Kentucky's Executive Mansion Marker
Inscription. State's second governor's residence. Governor James B. McCreary, chair of the Sinking Fund Commission, guided the two-year (1912-14), $95,000 construction project. On the National Register of Historic Places—1972. Patterned after Marie Antoinette's villa, the 25-room, limestone mansion and its gardens have been renovated several time.
Dedicated to Margaret Lane in recognition of her work on the history of the Executive Mansion.
 
Erected 2007 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2229.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.241′ N, 84° 52.446′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Capital Avenue Loop south of East State Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 704 Capital Avenue Loop, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emma Guy Cromwell (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Civil War Reprisal (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Capitol
Kentucky's Executive Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
2. Kentucky's Executive Mansion Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Frankfort Chosen As Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Frankfort Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Melodye Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright / Rev. Jesse R. Zeigler House (approx. mile away); Frankfort (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky's Governor's Mansion. The People's House (Submitted on December 31, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Kentucky's Executive Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
3. Kentucky's Executive Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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