Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort (NRIS 97000701)
Greenhill Cemetery. 0.1 mi. SE of jct. of E. Main St. and Myrtle Ave.,
KY. County/parish: Franklin.
1 contributing object.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 17, 1997.
Part of Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
Also known as:
- Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort
- The Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort, Kentucky's Green Hill Cemetery, at the corner of US 60 and US 421, is the only Kentucky monument to black soldiers that participated in the American Civil War, and one of only four in the entire United States. The GAR Monument in Covington is the only other monument built by the Grand Army of the Republic in the state of Kentucky. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/97000701