The Frankfort Barracks

The Frankfort Barracks (HM16AC)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.349', W 84° 52.612'

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The barracks, established in April 1871, and the command moved here in December of that year. Buildings were erected on Alexander Goldsmith Brawner's five acres known as Coleman's Spring lot. Post consisted of barracks, guardhouse, baking oven, and two one-story hospitals.
Presented by Franklin County Trust for Historic Preservation

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The purpose of the barracks was to provide a military presence and the protection of African Americans in the area. The post quartered members of the 4th and later the 16th U.S. Inf. Regiments. The Frankfort Barracks District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
Presented by Franklin County Trust for Historic Preservation
HM NumberHM16AC
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2061
Year Placed2001
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 5:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685935 N 4228932
Decimal Degrees38.18915000, -84.87686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.349', W 84° 52.612'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 20.94" N, 84° 52' 36.72" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 612 Shelby St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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