Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Father of Kentucky Historical Society Highway Marker Program
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1420.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 12.017′ N, 84° 52.55′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Lewis Street south of Clinton Street (Kentucky Route 420), on the left when Touch for map. Marker is on the Old State Capitol Building grounds, at the northeast corner of the property, beside the sidewalk and adjacent to the north parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 West Broadway Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederates Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Old State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of American Revolution Elected Governor of Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor William Goebel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gov. George Madison (1763-1816) (about 500 feet away); First Christian Church (about 700 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (about 700 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Frankfort Newspapers (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
Also see . . . Walter Allerton Wentworth, "Father of Kentucky Historical Society Highway Marker Program". Wentworth was active in the Sons of the American Revolution, serving as President General of the National Society from 1958 to 1959, and as president of the Isaac Shelby Chapter. He was chairman of the Frankfort (Submitted on September 26, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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