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

Georgetown Cemetery

 
 
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By Frank Profitt, January 7, 2021
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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 710 South Broadway Street, Georgetown KY 40324, 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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By Frank Profitt, January 7, 2021
2. Georgetown Cemetery Marker
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marker. Georgetown Cemetery Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garth School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Early Education in Georgetown (approx. ¾ mile away); Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); The Beginnings of George Town (approx. ¾ mile away); Royal Spring (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Bourbon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Remember the Raisin! (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
3. Georgetown Cemetery Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.   3. submitted on September 9, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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