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

Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial

 
 
Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (South Face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
1. Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (South Face)
Inscription.  
(South Face)
In memory of
McClelland and his men
who defended the fort
on this hill
- 1776 -
This monument is erected
- by -
the Big Spring Chapter
D. A. R.
- 1920 -
Georgetown, Kentucky.


(North Face)
John McClelland
and his men

John McClelland and family • Alexander McClelland • William McClelland • Benjamin McClelland • Abraham McClelland • William McConnell • Andrew McConnell • Francis McConnell Sr. • Francis McConnell Jr. • Charles LeCompte • David Perry • Stephen Lowry • John Lowry • Robert Patterson • James Sterritt • James Templeton • James Warnock • Edward Mitchell • Isaac Greer • Joseph McNutt • John Floyd • Thomas Hanson • William Nash • Roderick McCrae • Robert Todd • Edward Worthington • Charles White • John Andrew Miller • Richard Wilson • Joseph Wilson • John Gabriel Jones

(East Face)
Revolutionary Soldiers
who are buried
- in -
Scott County

Samuel Barnhill • Capt. George Berry • John Berkley • Corp. John Branham Sr. • Col. Abraham Buford • George Burbridge • Joseph Burch • Polly Hawkins
Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (North Face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
2. Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (North Face)
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Craig • Rev. Elijah Craig • Toliver Craig Sr. • Francis Downing • James Duley • Richard Harrison Gaines • Capt. Daniel Gano • John Gatewood • John Gibson • John Hiles • Richard Wyatt Shirr • Lieut. Hugh Emison • Ash Emison • John Sutton, Sr. • John Sutton, Jr. • Jeremiah Tarleton

Site of
first settlement
- in -
Scott County


(West Face)
Revolutionary Soldiers
who are buried
- in -
Scott County

William Kelly • Capt. David Kerr • Capt. William Hubbell • Col. Robert Johnson • Jemima Suggett Johnson • Sergt. Nicholas Long • Daniel Neale • William Osborn • Benjamin Quinn Sr. • Lieut. Richard Sanford • Abner Shropshire • Achilles Stapp • John Suggett • Mildred Davis Suggett • Robert Thompson • Joseph Vance • Julius Gibbs • John Scott
 
Erected 1920 by The Big Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 38° 12.502′ N, 84° 33.731′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Kentucky, in Scott County. Memorial is on Royal Springs
Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (East Face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
3. Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (East Face)
Street south of West College Street, on the left when traveling south. Located approximately 110 feet east of Royal Springs Street on a bluff overlooking Royal Spring Park. 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. The Beginnings of George Town (a few steps from this marker); Early Education in Georgetown (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Royal Spring (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Bourbon (about 600 feet away); Scott County Jail / Scott County Jailer's House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Basil W. Duke, C.S.A. / Basil W. Duke (1838-1916) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Remember the Raisin! (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garth School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (West Face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
4. Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (West Face)
Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, January 7, 2021
5. Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial
Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, September 1, 2015
6. Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky.   5. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.   6. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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