Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort

Greenhill Cemetery. 0.1 mi. SE of jct. of E. Main St. and Myrtle Ave., Frankfort, Kentucky. County/parish: Franklin.

NRIS 97000701

1 contributing object.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 17, 1997.

Part of Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS (NRIS 64500229).

Also known as:

  • FR-F-50

From Wikipedia:

Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort

The Colored Soldiers Monument in Frankfort, Kentucky's Green Hill Cemetery, at the junction 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.

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