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

Early Families Here / Early South Frankfort

 
 
Early Families Here Marker [front] image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 7, 2015
1. Early Families Here Marker [front]
Inscription.
Early Families Here
Owners whose families lived in the original house here - J.W. Denny, State Attorney General; Thomas Loughborough and son Judge Preston Loughborough, Chief U.S. Postal Inspector; Sally S. Jouett, widow of Colonel William R. Jouett; and Thomasine Jouett, granddaughter of Revolutionary War hero Jack Jouett. This Queen Anne house was built by John Meagher, 1889-90.

Early South Frankfort
This site is part of 500-acre land grant (1782) to Revolutionary War soldier George Campbell, who served with George Rogers Clark. Property has been owned by notable persons including early legislators Otho Beatty, William Murray and Baker Ewing; State Auditor Thomas Page; and lawyer philanthropist John Hanna. South Frankfort, a separate town 1810-50, included most of Campbell survey.
 
Erected 1982 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1707.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.702′ N, 84° 52.853′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Second Street (U.S. 60) and Ewing Street, on the left when

Early South Frankfort Marker [reverse] image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 7, 2015
2. Early South Frankfort Marker [reverse]
traveling west on West Second Street. Touch for map. Just a few feet south of Second Street (US 60) on the edge of the parking lot of Rogers Funeral Home. Marker is at or near this postal address: 507 West Second Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frankfort Bridge Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Good Shepherd Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paul Sawyier Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vest-Lindsey House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corner In Celebrities (approx. 0.2 miles away); Justice Todd House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bibb Burnley House (approx. mile away); Garden Hall (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker As Seen When Travelling West on Second Street image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 7, 2015
3. Marker As Seen When Travelling West on Second Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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