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Georgetown in Scott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Royal Spring

 
 
Royal Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
1. Royal Spring Marker
Inscription. One of the finest in Kentucky. Discovered July 9, 1774, by Colonel John Floyd and party. Georgetown's source of water supply since earliest settlement. McClelland's Station, 1775.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 63.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.593′ N, 84° 33.686′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker is on South Water Street south of West Main Street (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown KY 40324, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Basil W. Duke, C.S.A. - Basil W. Duke (1838-1916) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scott County, 1792 (about 500 feet away); Remember the Raisin! (about 500 feet away); Scott County Courthouse / Goebel Trial Here (about 600 feet away); The Beginnings of George Town (about 600 feet away); Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (about 600
Royal Spring image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
2. Royal Spring
feet away); Payne-Desha House / Joseph Desha (1768-1842) (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 12 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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