Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Surveyed July 16, 1773 By Hancock Taylor
City founded by Gen. James Wilkinson Oct. 6, 1786
Cornerstone presented at Frankfort Centennial Oct. 6 1886
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical date for this entry is October 6, 1886.
Location. 38° 11.878′ N, 84° 52.571′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Ann Street, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 W Main St, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. Daniel Weisiger III / Weisiger House (here, next to this marker); The Famous Old Weisiger House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hiram Lodge No. 4 F. & A.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); First Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (within shouting distance of this marker); The Frankfort Kentucky ReelEarly Tunnel in Kentucky / Frankfort Union Station (about 400 feet away); 1864 Attack on Frankfort (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 25, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.