Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Franklin County, Kentucky
"The State Capital"
The Floral Clock
on the west lawn of the Capitol Grounds with thousands of flowering plants. The face of the clock is 34 inches in diameter. Throw a coin into the fountain for good luck!
Liberty Hall Historic Site
218 Wilkinson Street
Liberty Hall was built in 1796, the home of Kentucky's first senator, John Brown. The formal boxwood garden is the largest in Kentucky. Please call for hours.
Kentucky Military History Museum
East Main Street at Capital Ave.
This museum is operated by the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky National Guard. It is housed in the Old State Arsenal (1850).
Daniel Boone's Grave at Frankfort Cemetery
215 East Main Street
The gravesite of both Daniel and rebecca Boone are located here overlooking the city of Frankfort. Please call to confirm hours of operation.
Kentucky Vietname Veteran's Memorial
Coffee Tree Road
The names of the Kentuckians who died in Vietnam are etched into the granite under the sundial. One of the most original and unusual memorials in the country.
509 Shelby Street
the only house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright to be built in the state of Kentucky. Built in 1910, it has been restored by Jane and Jim Brockman. It is listed on the National Register of Historic PLaces. Please call to confirm hours and fees, if any. Kentucky History Center
presented by the Kentucky Historical Society.
The Kentucky History Center, a state-of-the-art museum and research library, will preserve the memories of Kentuckians. It will help to record the challenges faced by the ordinary people who built our commonwealth.
The area code for Frankfort is 502.