Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Locks and Dams
The United States Army Corps of Engineers maintained the Kentucky navigation system until the last commercial user of the river-a Frankfort sand and gravel company-stopped moving its commodities by barge in 2002. The locks and dams are now under the supervision of the Kentucky River Authority, an agency of state government.
A Kentucky River steamboat. Photograph courtesy of the Capital City Museum; City of Frankfort Department of Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites.
Location. Click for map. Located along the Riverview Trail in Kentucky River View Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Wilkinson Blvd, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dry Stone Masonry in Kentucky (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Hill Overlooking the Kentucky River (about 600 feet away); Gone But Not Forgotten – Frankfort’s “Craw” (about 600 feet away); Franks Ford, Fishtrap Island, and Craw (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amos Kendall (1789 - 1869) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Emily Thomas Tubman House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Church of the Ascension (approx. 0.4 miles away); Garrard/Crittenden House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 213 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.