Explore a chronological history of Frankfort spanning 300 million years with Dr. William "Drew" Andrews, acting director of the Kentucky Geological Survey; Tressa Brown, historic preservation coordinator with the Kentucky Heritage Council's Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission; Amalie Preston of the James Harrod Trust and sixth great-granddaughter of explorer Robert McAfee; and Kandie Adkinson, supervisor of the Office of the Kentucky Secretary of State's Land Office. Filmed at Paul Sawyier Public Library on July 15, 2023.
On July 16, 2023, the 250th Anniversary of Hancock Taylor's first survey of Frankfort, a ceremony was held to rededicate Frankfort's Cornerstone, which was established at Frankfort's Centennial Celebration on October 6, 1886 at the place where Hancock Taylor made his first mark on two white oak trees. Poetry and special music from previous ceremonies were included, as well as speakers from the Kentucky Historical Society, Filson Historical Society, NSCDA-KY, NSDAR, the city and county, and every branch of Kentucky state government. The ceremony included the first reunion of the Taylors and McAfees at these ceremonies in Frankfort's history.