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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Franklin County, Kentucky.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Franklin County, Kentucky, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 55 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, of which 3 are National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Col. R.T.P. Allen House
July 10, 1979
(#79000984)
South of Frankfort on Johnson Rd.
38°10′14″N 84°51′40″W / 38.170556°N 84.861111°W / 38.170556; -84.861111 (Col. R.T.P. Allen House)
Frankfort
2 Archeological Site 15 Fr 26
March 31, 1978
(#78001331)
Address Restricted
Harvieland
3 Archeological Site 15 Fr 34
February 17, 1978
(#78001326)
Address Restricted
Frankfort
4 Archeological Site 15 Fr 52
February 14, 1978
(#78001330)
Address Restricted
Harvieland
5 Archeological Site 15 FR 368
September 12, 1985
(#85002370)
Address Restricted
Frankfort Fort Hill, a Civil War fort
6 Arrowhead
September 28, 1989
(#89001597)
U.S. Route 60, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) south of Hanley Ln.
38°10′44″N 84°49′10″W / 38.178889°N 84.819444°W / 38.178889; -84.819444 (Arrowhead)
Frankfort
7 Beeches
February 9, 1979
(#79000985)
Off U.S. Route 421
38°12′46″N 84°52′01″W / 38.212778°N 84.866944°W / 38.212778; -84.866944 (Beeches)
Frankfort
8 George F. Berry House
George F. Berry House
September 6, 2002
(#02000915)
700 Louisville Rd.
38°11′15″N 84°52′57″W / 38.1875°N 84.8825°W / 38.1875; -84.8825 (George F. Berry House)
Frankfort
9 Blanton-Crutcher Farm
October 29, 1975
(#75000757)
5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Frankfort off U.S. Route 60
38°09′37″N 84°49′13″W / 38.160278°N 84.820278°W / 38.160278; -84.820278 (Blanton-Crutcher Farm)
Frankfort
10 Bridgeport School
January 8, 2014
(#13001049)
555 Bridgeport Rd.
38°09′38″N 84°56′54″W / 38.160464°N 84.948252°W / 38.160464; -84.948252 (Bridgeport School)
Bridgeport
11 Brown-Henry House
January 8, 2014
(#13001050)
818 Fields Ave.
38°12′42″N 84°51′24″W / 38.211763°N 84.856647°W / 38.211763; -84.856647 (Brown-Henry House)
Frankfort
12 Central Frankfort Historic District
Central Frankfort Historic District
July 28, 2009
(#09000570)
Bounded by E. and W. 2nd St., Logan St., the Kentucky River, High St., and Mero St.
38°11′44″N 84°52′34″W / 38.195556°N 84.876111°W / 38.195556; -84.876111 (Central Frankfort Historic District)
Frankfort
13 Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort
Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort
July 17, 1997
(#97000701)
Greenhill Cemetery, 0.1 miles (0.16 km) southeast of the junction of E. Main St. and Myrtle Ave.
38°12′18″N 84°50′18″W / 38.205°N 84.838333°W / 38.205; -84.838333 (Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort)
Frankfort
14 Confederate Monument in Frankfort
Confederate Monument in Frankfort
July 17, 1997
(#97000702)
215 E. Main St.
38°11′48″N 84°52′05″W / 38.196667°N 84.868056°W / 38.196667; -84.868056 (Confederate Monument in Frankfort)
Frankfort
15 Corner in Celebrities Historic District
Corner in Celebrities Historic District
March 11, 1971
(#71000343)
Roughly bounded by the Kentucky River on the south and the west, St. Clair and Main Sts.
38°11′57″N 84°52′46″W / 38.199167°N 84.879444°W / 38.199167; -84.879444 (Corner in Celebrities Historic District)
Frankfort
16 Dills Site
March 21, 1978
(#78001327)
Address Restricted
Frankfort
17 Frankfort Barracks District
Frankfort Barracks District
November 20, 1975
(#75000758)
Bounded by New, Shelby, and Coke Sts., and Woodland Ave.
38°11′19″N 84°52′38″W / 38.188611°N 84.877222°W / 38.188611; -84.877222 (Frankfort Barracks District)
Frankfort
18 Frankfort Cemetery and Chapel
Frankfort Cemetery and Chapel
July 12, 1974
(#74000872)
215 E. Main St.
38°11′38″N 84°51′56″W / 38.193889°N 84.865556°W / 38.193889; -84.865556 (Frankfort Cemetery and Chapel)
Frankfort
19 Frankfort Commercial Historic District
Frankfort Commercial Historic District
May 10, 1979
(#79000986)
Both sides of the Kentucky River at Bridge St.
38°11′54″N 84°52′39″W / 38.198333°N 84.877500°W / 38.198333; -84.877500 (Frankfort Commercial Historic District)
Frankfort
20 Frankfort Greenhouses
October 9, 1997
(#97000233)
210, 212, and 216 E. Main St.
38°11′54″N 84°52′01″W / 38.198333°N 84.866944°W / 38.198333; -84.866944 (Frankfort Greenhouses)
Frankfort
21 Frankfort Storage Building-Armory
September 6, 2002
(#02000929)
208 Maryland Ave.
38°11′48″N 84°51′31″W / 38.196667°N 84.858611°W / 38.196667; -84.858611 (Frankfort Storage Building-Armory)
Frankfort
22 Giltner-Holt House
May 5, 1978
(#78001328)
5 miles (8.0 km) north of Frankfort
38°15′03″N 84°50′01″W / 38.250833°N 84.833611°W / 38.250833; -84.833611 (Giltner-Holt House)
Frankfort
23 Glen Willis
Glen Willis
June 13, 1972
(#72000531)
Leestown Pike
38°12′37″N 84°52′20″W / 38.210278°N 84.872222°W / 38.210278; -84.872222 (Glen Willis)
Frankfort
24 Gooch House
Gooch House
April 30, 1980
(#80001528)
104 2nd St.
38°11′42″N 84°52′29″W / 38.195°N 84.874722°W / 38.195; -84.874722 (Gooch House)
Frankfort
25 Haggin Farm
June 23, 1983
(#83002773)
KY 1685
38°11′24″N 84°44′25″W / 38.19°N 84.740278°W / 38.19; -84.740278 (Haggin Farm)
Midway
26 Andrew Hearn Log House and Farm
Andrew Hearn Log House and Farm
August 11, 1976
(#76000886)
3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Jett on Hanley Lane
38°09′26″N 84°50′08″W / 38.157222°N 84.835556°W / 38.157222; -84.835556 (Andrew Hearn Log House and Farm)
Jett
27 E.E. Hume Hall
May 26, 1983
(#83004050)
Kentucky State University campus
38°12′07″N 84°51′21″W / 38.201944°N 84.855833°W / 38.201944; -84.855833 (E.E. Hume Hall)
Frankfort
28 Hutcherson Site
March 21, 1978
(#78001332)
Address Restricted
Polsgrove
29 Jackson Hall, Kentucky State University
Jackson Hall, Kentucky State University
April 11, 1973
(#73000802)
E. Main St.
38°12′10″N 84°51′29″W / 38.202778°N 84.858056°W / 38.202778; -84.858056 (Jackson Hall, Kentucky State University)
Frankfort
30 Julian Farm
May 26, 1988
(#88000670)
Southern side of U.S. Route 60
38°09′51″N 84°55′49″W / 38.164167°N 84.930278°W / 38.164167; -84.930278 (Julian Farm)
Bridgeport
31 Kentucky Governor's Mansion
Kentucky Governor's Mansion
February 1, 1972
(#72000532)
Eastern lawn of the Capitol at the end of Capital Ave.
38°11′14″N 84°52′25″W / 38.187222°N 84.873611°W / 38.187222; -84.873611 (Kentucky Governor's Mansion)
Frankfort
32 Kentucky State Arsenal
Kentucky State Arsenal
April 11, 1973
(#73000803)
Main St. at Capital Ave.
38°11′51″N 84°52′22″W / 38.1975°N 84.872778°W / 38.1975; -84.872778 (Kentucky State Arsenal)
Frankfort
33 Kentucky State Capitol
Kentucky State Capitol
April 13, 1973
(#73000804)
Capitol grounds at end of Capital Ave.
38°11′12″N 84°52′33″W / 38.186667°N 84.875833°W / 38.186667; -84.875833 (Kentucky State Capitol)
Frankfort
34 Knight-Taylor-Hockensmith House
June 25, 2013
(#13000475)
4350 Peaks Mill Road
38°16′10″N 84°48′49″W / 38.26933°N 84.81348°W / 38.26933; -84.81348 (Knight-Taylor-Hockensmith House)
Frankfort
35 Liberty Hall
Liberty Hall
November 11, 1971
(#71000344)
218 Wilkinson St.
38°11′59″N 84°52′52″W / 38.199722°N 84.881111°W / 38.199722; -84.881111 (Liberty Hall)
Frankfort
36 Gov. Charles S. Morehead House
Gov. Charles S. Morehead House
December 30, 1974
(#74000873)
217 Shelby St.
38°11′39″N 84°52′33″W / 38.194167°N 84.875833°W / 38.194167; -84.875833 (Gov. Charles S. Morehead House)
Frankfort
37 Old Governor's Mansion
Old Governor's Mansion
March 11, 1971
(#71000345)
420 High St.
38°11′58″N 84°52′26″W / 38.199444°N 84.873889°W / 38.199444; -84.873889 (Old Governor's Mansion)
Frankfort
38 Old Statehouse
Old Statehouse
March 11, 1971
(#71000346)
On Broadway, bounded by Madison, Clinton, and Lewis Sts.
38°12′01″N 84°52′36″W / 38.200278°N 84.876667°W / 38.200278; -84.876667 (Old Statehouse)
Frankfort
39 Old Statehouse Historic District
Old Statehouse Historic District
June 19, 1980
(#80001529)
Roughly bounded by Broadway, Blanton, St. Clair, Ann, and High Sts.
38°12′02″N 84°52′29″W / 38.200556°N 84.874722°W / 38.200556; -84.874722 (Old Statehouse Historic District)
Frankfort
40 Old Stone Tavern
June 23, 1983
(#83002774)
Scruggs Lane and Leestown Pike
38°11′16″N 84°48′02″W / 38.187778°N 84.800556°W / 38.187778; -84.800556 (Old Stone Tavern)
Frankfort
41 Old U.S. Courthouse and Post Office
Old U.S. Courthouse and Post Office
July 3, 1974
(#74000874)
305 Wapping St.
38°11′51″N 84°52′45″W / 38.197500°N 84.879167°W / 38.197500; -84.879167 (Old U.S. Courthouse and Post Office)
Frankfort
42 Charles Patterson House
June 23, 1983
(#83002775)
KY 1689
38°14′00″N 84°46′33″W / 38.233333°N 84.775833°W / 38.233333; -84.775833 (Charles Patterson House)
Frankfort
43 Penn-Marshall Stone House
June 5, 1975
(#75000760)
East of Harvieland on Stoney Creek Rd. at the Kentucky River
38°15′28″N 84°53′43″W / 38.257778°N 84.895278°W / 38.257778; -84.895278 (Penn-Marshall Stone House)
Harvieland
44 Point Breeze
January 8, 2014
(#13001051)
219 Riverview St.
38°11′00″N 84°52′41″W / 38.183418°N 84.8781°W / 38.183418; -84.8781 (Point Breeze)
Frankfort
45 Risk Brothers Site
November 21, 1978
(#78001329)
Address Restricted
Frankfort
46 Scotland
December 12, 1976
(#76000883)
5 miles (8.0 km) east of Frankfort on Versailles Rd.
38°10′16″N 84°48′12″W / 38.171111°N 84.803333°W / 38.171111; -84.803333 (Scotland)
Frankfort
47 South Frankfort Neighborhood Historic District
South Frankfort Neighborhood Historic District
August 19, 1982
(#82002698)
Roughly bounded by U.S. Route 60, Rockland Ct., and the Kentucky River; also roughly bounded by U.S. Route 60, Taylor Ave., the Kentucky River, and the Tanglewood subdivision
38°11′28″N 84°52′33″W / 38.191111°N 84.875833°W / 38.191111; -84.875833 (South Frankfort Neighborhood Historic District)
Frankfort Second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of July 30, 2013
48 George T. Stagg Distillery
George T. Stagg Distillery
May 2, 2001
(#01000450)
1001 Wilkinson Boulevard
38°12′59″N 84°52′09″W / 38.216389°N 84.869167°W / 38.216389; -84.869167 (George T. Stagg Distillery)
Frankfort Designated a National Historic Landmark on February 27, 2013
49 Stewart Home School
June 3, 1976
(#76000884)
5.5 miles (8.9 km) south of Frankfort on U.S. Route 127
38°07′35″N 84°54′28″W / 38.126389°N 84.907778°W / 38.126389; -84.907778 (Stewart Home School)
Frankfort
50 Switzer Covered Bridge
Switzer Covered Bridge
September 6, 1974
(#74000875)
Off Rocky Branch Rd., over North Elkhorn Creek
38°15′14″N 84°45′08″W / 38.253889°N 84.752222°W / 38.253889; -84.752222 (Switzer Covered Bridge)
Switzer
51 Robert Todd Summer Home
June 23, 1983
(#83002776)
U.S. Route 421
38°10′50″N 84°47′13″W / 38.180556°N 84.786944°W / 38.180556; -84.786944 (Robert Todd Summer Home)
Frankfort
52 Andrew Trumbo Log House
November 17, 1977
(#77000618)
East of Frankfort on Glenns Creek Rd.
38°10′29″N 84°50′53″W / 38.174722°N 84.848056°W / 38.174722; -84.848056 (Andrew Trumbo Log House)
Frankfort
53 Valley Farm Ruins
July 24, 1975
(#75000759)
Address Restricted
Frankfort
54 Weehawken
April 24, 2007
(#07000283)
1 Weehawken Ln.
38°11′44″N 84°49′20″W / 38.195556°N 84.822222°W / 38.195556; -84.822222 (Weehawken)
Jett
55 Rev. Jesse R. Zeigler House
Rev. Jesse R. Zeigler House
May 3, 1976
(#76000885)
509 Shelby St.
38°11′25″N 84°52′35″W / 38.190278°N 84.876389°W / 38.190278; -84.876389 (Rev. Jesse R. Zeigler House)
Frankfort
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