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

Frankfort Union Station

 
 
Frankfort Union Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
1. Frankfort Union Station Marker
Inscription.  Built by Louisville & Nashville R.R., 1908, to replace depot located here by Lexington & Frankfort R.R. in 1850s. Present station was used by Chesapeake & Ohio, Louisville & Nashville, Frankfort & Cincinnati,and Kentucky Highlands. The last scheduled passenger train was C&O George Washington, April 30, 1971. Presented by Ky. Assoc. of Highway Contractors
 
Erected 1995 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1855.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 11.913′ N, 84° 52.494′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Broadway Street and Elk Alley, in the median. Located on the northside of Union Station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Early Tunnel in Kentucky (here, next to this marker); Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home
Frankfort Union Station image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
2. Frankfort Union Station
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Christian Church (about 300 feet away); John Hampton House / Early Stone House (about 300 feet away); Hiram Lodge No. 4 F. & A.M. (about 400 feet away); Capt. Daniel Weisiger III / Weisiger House (about 400 feet away); The Old Mansion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Frankfort Union Station image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
3. Frankfort Union Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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