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

Site Of Love House

 
 
Site Of Love House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
1. Site Of Love House Marker
Inscription. First meeting of the Legislature, after Frankfort made capital, held here, 1793, when owned by Andrew Holmes. Built about 1786 by General James Wilkinson. Purchased in 1797 by Major Thomas Love and wife. It was for years an inn and center of political and social life for the capital. The exiled French Prince Louis Philippe and Aaron Burr were among guests. In use until 1870.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1182.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.921′ N, 84° 52.901′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Wapping Street and Wilkinson Street, on the left when traveling west on Wapping Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 503 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); Bibb Burnley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Hall / John Brown (1757-1837) (about 400 feet away, measured in
Site Of Love House from Opposite Corner image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 7, 2015
2. Site Of Love House from Opposite Corner
a direct line); Vest-Lindsey House (about 500 feet away); Corner In Celebrities (about 500 feet away); Paul Sawyier Library (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Justice Todd House (about 600 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 9, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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