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. Confederates Here (a few steps from this marker); Veterans of American Revolution Elected Governor of Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Father of Kentucky Historical Society Highway Marker Program (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor William Goebel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gov. George Madison (1763-1816) (about 400 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Frankfort Newspapers (about 600 feet away); First Christian Church (about 700 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
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