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Scottsville in Allen County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Scottsville Public Spring

 
 
Scottsville Public Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
1. Scottsville Public Spring Marker
Inscription.  Allen County was formed in April 1815. Scottsville was named for Gen. Charles Scott, 4th governor of Ky. In 1816, location was chosen for county seat because of abundant water supply from this spring. County bought 100 acres, which were laid off in lots and sold to build a courthouse. Renovation of springhouse and premises sponsored by local Garden Club, 1973-1979.
 
Erected 1980 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1670.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1815.
 
Location. 36° 45.088′ N, 86° 11.379′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, Kentucky, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of South 1st Street and East Locust Street, on the right when traveling north on South 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 East Locust Street, Scottsville KY 42164, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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marker. Morgan in Scottsville (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacksonian Hotel (about 800 feet away); Civil War Action (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Named, 1815 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scottsville, 1862 (approx. 0.6 miles away); An Army Restored (approx. 0.7 miles away); An Army in Crisis (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lilly’s Artillery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Scott (governor). (Submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Scottsville Public Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
2. Scottsville Public Spring Marker
Scottsville Public Spring image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
3. Scottsville Public Spring
Gen. Charles Scott, (1739–1813), fourth Governor of the State of Kentucky image. Click for full size.
4. Gen. Charles Scott, (1739–1813), fourth Governor of the State of Kentucky
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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