State Arsenal

State Arsenal (HM16A4)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.866', W 84° 52.348'

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Erected 1850 to replace Arsenal, on Old State House grounds, that burned in 1836. It was seized by Confederates in Sept., 1862, but recaptured by Union in Oct. Scene of a second skirmish, 1864. Fire destroyed building, 1933, but outer walls remained intact. Rebuilt and used by the Department of Military Affairs until conversion to Military History Museum, 1973.
HM NumberHM16A4
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1490
Year Placed1974
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686299 N 4229897
Decimal Degrees38.19776667, -84.87246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.866', W 84° 52.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 51.96" N, 84° 52' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 135 E Main St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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