Capt. Daniel Weisiger III / Weisiger House

Capt. Daniel Weisiger III / Weisiger House (HM16AK)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.878', W 84° 52.574'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 434 views
Inscription
(side 1)
Capt. Daniel Weisiger III
1763-1829


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

(side 2)
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
Details
HM NumberHM16AK
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Tags
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
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
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
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-311 Ann St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?