“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Georgetown in Scott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Georgetown Cemetery

Georgetown Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
1. Georgetown Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Incorporated 1850, with 31 acres purchased by 1860. Tombstones older than 1860 reflect reinterment from other graveyards. Buried here are Kentucky governors Joseph Desha and James F. Robinson, Confederate governor George W. Johnson, equine artist Edward Troye, educator Thornton Johnson, Doctor William Loftus Sutton, and reformer Anne Payne Coffman.

Presented by City of Georgetown and Cemetery Board

Erected 1993 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1934.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 11.853′ N, 84° 33.655′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker is on South Broadway Street (U.S. 25) 0.3 miles north of Showalter Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 710 South Broadway Street, Georgetown KY 40324, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgetown Cemetery Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. mile away); The Beginnings of George Town
Georgetown Cemetery Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
2. Georgetown Cemetery Chapel
(approx. mile away); Royal Spring (approx. 0.9 miles away); Remember the Raisin! (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gen. Basil W. Duke, C.S.A. - Basil W. Duke (1838-1916) (approx. 0.9 miles away); Scott County, 1792 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Scott County Courthouse / Goebel Trial Here (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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