Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Old State House
Daniel Boone and wife Rebecca lay in state here in 1845 before their re-internment in Frankfort. Only state capitol in U.S. captured by Confederate forces, November 1862. Governor William Goebel assassinated here January 30, 1900. Home of the Kentucky Historical Society since 1920; restored 1973-75. Extensive museum - open to public.
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1524.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 12.031′ N, 84° 52.58′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Christian Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (about 800 feet away); Emily Thomas Tubman House (about 800 feet away); The Church of the Ascension (about 800 feet away); Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Tunnel in Kentucky (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frankfort Union Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hiram Lodge No. 4 F. & A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
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