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

Royal Spring

 
 
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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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 9, 1774.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Birthplace of Bourbon (a few steps from this marker); Scott County Jail / Scott County Jailer's House (within shouting 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
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By Frank Profitt, January 7, 2021
2. Royal Spring Marker
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(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 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Royal Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, January 7, 2021
3. Royal Spring Marker
Royal Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, January 7, 2021
4. Royal Spring Marker
Royal Spring image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
5. Royal Spring
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 22, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky.   2, 3, 4. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.   5. submitted on September 22, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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