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

Bibb Burnley House

 
 
Bibb Burnley House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
1. Bibb Burnley House Marker
Inscription. Site of first house lived in on street, 1786, by John Instone, who came here from England to build boats for General Wilkinson. Wapping Street named by Instone for one of that name in London. John B. Bibb, Lieutenant, War of 1812, represented Logan County in Kentucky House, 1827-28, Senate, 1830-34. Bought property and built present house, 1845. He developed Bibb variety of lettuce here.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1205.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.903′ N, 84° 52.86′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Wapping Street west of Petticoat Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 411 Wapping Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garden Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Site Of Love House (within shouting distance of this marker); Vest-Lindsey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Corner In Celebrities
Bibb Burnley House image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 6, 2015
2. Bibb Burnley House
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paul Sawyier Library (about 300 feet away); Justice Todd House (about 300 feet away); Macklin House (about 400 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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