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

Scott County, 1792

 
 
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By Ken Smith, November 17, 2013
1. Scott County, 1792 Marker
Inscription. Formed out of a part of Woodford County, it was the second created after Kentucky became a state. Named for Gen. Charles Scott, 1739-1813, a Va. native. Officer in Revolution, saw service at Trenton, 1776, Germantown and Monmouth, 1777, Stony Point, 1779. Came to Kentucky in 1785. Represented Woodford Co. in the Va. Assembly, 1789-90. Fourth governor of Ky., 1808-12.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1248.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.611′ N, 84° 33.576′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street (U.S. 25) and W. Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 N. Broadway Street, Georgetown KY 40324, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scott County Courthouse / Goebel Trial Here (here, next to this marker); Gen. Basil W. Duke, C.S.A. - Basil W. Duke (1838-1916) (a few steps from this marker); Remember the Raisin! (a
Scott County, 1792 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 17, 2013
2. Scott County, 1792 Marker
few steps from this marker); Royal Spring (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Beginnings of George Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scott County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Payne-Desha House / Joseph Desha (1768-1842) (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Scott County, 1792 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 17, 2013
3. Scott County, 1792 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   3. submitted on December 2, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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