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August 2021

127 Yard Sale

August 5 - August 8
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The 127 Yard Sale is commonly referred to as “The World's Longest Yard Sale”. That’s because it really is the longest yard sale in the world. To be exact, it’s 690 miles long and the route travels through 6 states; Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. The majority of the route follows Highway 127 from Addison, MI in the north to Chattanooga, TN in the south. From Lookout Mountain, GA to Gadsden, AL the route switches to Lookout Mountain Parkway. Both are scenic drives allowing you to appreciate the beautiful countryside of these states all while enjoying the fun and excitement of The World’s Longest Yard Sale.

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Women’s Equality Celebration

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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9:00 am  -  Frankfort Cemetery Tour of Suffragists - Participate in a one hour guided tour of suffragists buried in the cemetery.  Transportation provided via Frankfort Trolley.  Registration     required.

11:00 am  - Women's Equality March on Broadway - Wear your suffrage whites and march to celebrate women's rights.  Meet in front of the Paul Sawyier Public Library and march to the Old Capitol grounds, passing historic Frankfort landmarks along the way.

12:00 pm - Celebration on Old Capitol Lawn - Hear from notable Kentucky women on the steps of the Old Capitol to celebrate and recognize the women's equality movement.

12 - 6 pm  -  Downtown Frankfort Shopping & Dining - Visit Downtown Frankfort shops and restaurants for special meals and deals celebrating women's equality.

12 - 6 pm  -  Women's Suffrage History Walk - Complete this 10 stop, self-guided history walking tour throughout downtown that gives a timeline of women's suffrage movement.

12 - 4 pm  -  Capital City Museum - Visit Frankfort's own history museum.   Admission is free.

12 - 2 pm  -  Liberty Hall Open House - Visit historic Liberty Hall for tours and narrated history throughout the afternoon.  Admission is free.

1 - 3 pm   -   Suffragist Showcase & Film at Library - View a showcase of African American Suffragists from 1-3pm, and a 50 minute documentary film beginning at 3pm.

1:30 pm  -  Kentucky Women Behaving Badly Tour - Join the Kentucky History Center for a guided history tour focused on Kentucky's remarkable women.  Tickets required.

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Frankfort Public Art

Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission
300 Saint Clair St., Suite 102
Frankfort, KY 40601