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

Frankfort

 
 
Frankfort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
1. Frankfort Marker
Inscription.
Site surveyed July 16, 1773.
Founded by
General James Wilkinson.
Chartered by
Virginia Legislature Oct., 1786.
Chosen Capital of Kentucky
December 1792

 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 105.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.885′ N, 84° 51.947′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 60) and Glenns Creek Road, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. 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. Daniel Boone - Pioneer / Grave of Daniel Boone (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel Boone's Grave (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frankfort State Hospital And School Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); State Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Winnie A. Scott Hospital
Frankfort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
2. Frankfort Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,061 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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