Georgetown in Scott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
John B. Graves House
placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
Location. 38° 12.592′ N, 84° 33.216′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 460) west of Chambers Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 441 E Main St, Georgetown KY 40324, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgetown College (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Captain J. Henry Wolfe House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); H.C. Blackburn House (about 600 feet away); Hambrick Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chambers Ave. / Ed Davis School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scott County Courthouse / Goebel Trial Here (approx. 0.3 miles away); Remember the Raisin! (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scott County, 1792 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Regarding John B. Graves House. Excerpt from the National Register nomination for the Georgetown East Main Street Residential District, which includes the John B. Graves House:
An imposing structure of the Italian Villa style is the John B. Graves House which was erected in 1877. Several factors indicate that Thomas Boyd of Pittsburg might have been connected with its design. Boyd was responsible for the Scott County Courthouse which was erected that same year. The Graves House features a square tower in its center and the narrow windows of the three levels are capped with either stilted or segmental arch hood-molds. Stone quoins define the main massing and dentil molding is below the modillioned eaves …
Also see . . .
1. Georgetown East Main Street Residential District (PDF). National Register nomination for the district, which was listed in 1978 and includes the John B. Graves House. (National Archives) (Submitted on July 31, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. 441 Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324. Archived real estate listing includes numerous photographs of the house. (Redfin) (Submitted on July 31, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.