Capt. Daniel Weisiger III / Weisiger House

Capt. Daniel Weisiger III / Weisiger House (HM16AK)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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N 38° 11.878', W 84° 52.574'

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Capt. Daniel Weisiger III

Early Frankfort merchant, farmer, county clerk, city trustee, first postmaster, and host of Weisiger House. 1st Master of Hiram Masonic Lodge. He married Lucy Price and fathered 10 children, including Dr. Joseph Weisiger, first white male born in Frankfort. Grandfather of 3 Civil War generals. (Over)
Donated by Ann Gorin Prothro

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Weisiger House
"at the sign of the Golden Eagle"

Tunstall's Tavern was enlarged to become Weisiger House, ca. 1790s. Social & political gathering place in Frankfort. On May 9, 1825, a grand ball was held to honor Gen. Layfayette. After Daniel's death, Lucy managed inn & stage stop for over a decade. City bought it in 1852 & built Capital Hotel here.
For Lucy Weisiger Wilson Gorin
HM NumberHM16AK
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2299
Year Placed2009
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685968 N 4229912
Decimal Degrees38.19796667, -84.87623333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.878', W 84° 52.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 52.68" N, 84° 52' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-311 Ann St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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