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

Miller's Run Historic District

 
 
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By Frank Profitt, December 12, 2020
1. Miller's Run Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Miller’s Run, a tributary of North Elkhorn Creek, was named for John Andrew Miller, an explorer from Pennsylvania who came to Scott County in 1775. The 870-acre district travels along Miller’s Run and contains eight early Kentucky houses. The John A. Miller House, constructed of stone in 1782, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. (Reverse) The residences within the borders of the district are: John Andrew Miller House, James D. Offutt House and slave cabin, Richard Keene House, Shannon-Herndon House, Thomas Barlow House, John Keene House, and Beatty-Chinn House. The historic district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
 
Erected 2016 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 2491.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 13.206′ N, 84° 30.147′ W. Marker is near Georgetown, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker
Miller's Run Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, December 12, 2020
2. Miller's Run Historic District Marker
is on Paris Pike (U.S. 460) 0.7 miles west of Apple Creek Lane (State Route 922), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3790 Paris Pike, Georgetown KY 40324, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chambers Ave. / Ed Davis School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Georgetown College (approx. 2.9 miles away); New Zion (approx. 3 miles away); Scott County Courthouse / Goebel Trial Here (approx. 3.2 miles away); Scott County, 1792 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Remember the Raisin! (approx. 3.2 miles away); Gen. Basil W. Duke, C.S.A. / Basil W. Duke (1838-1916) (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2020, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 20, 2020, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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