Georgetown is the county seat of Scott County, Kentucky, and is home to more than 31,000 people, making it the 9th most populous city in the state. The city was originally named Lebanon when it was founded by Rev. Elijah Craig, but it was renamed Georgetown in 1790 after President George Washington. The city is nicknamed G-Town. Come and explore the city today with a bus charter in Georgetown, Kentucky.
Experience the best of Georgetown's arts and culture by checking with the Scott County Arts Consortium at the Arts and Cultural Center. The consortium hosts regular art exhibits and showcases fine art and unique handicrafts by local and regional artists and craftsmen through sales. The center is housed in the historic Scott County Jail Complex, which provides a gallery and a space for the city's various arts programs.
Get on a bus charter in Georgetown, Kentucky and know more about the city's past. You can go to the Georgetown/Scott County Museum, which houses a collection of local artifacts.
You should also take time to tour any of the city's national historic districts, which contain a concentration of historic buildings, homes, and venues. These districts, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are:
There are also many other sites in the city included on the National Register. Among these are old houses such as Audobon, Julius Blackburn House, Fielding Bradford House, John W. Bradley House, Branham House, Vivion Upshaw Brooking House, Buford-Duke House, Cantrill House, and Rhodin Coppage Spring House. There are also historic churches: First African Baptist Church and Parsonage, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, and St. Francis Mission at White Sulphur. And historic schools: Schools: Garth School, Georgetown College Historic Buildings, Giddings Hall at Georgetown College, Choctaw Indian Academy, and Cardome Centre.
Other historic sites on the National Register include Scott County Courthouse, Thomsons Mill Warehouse, Dry Run Site, Edge Hill Farm, and Confederate Monument in Georgetown.
You should also check out Royal Spring Park, which is considered to be the "birthplace of bourbon" and is home to Kentucky's largest spring. The park is also where you can find McClellan's Fort (built 1776), the first paper mill in the West (built 1793), the first fulling mill in Kentucky (built 1789), and a cabin built by former slave Milton Leach (built 1874).
If you love nature and the outdoors, you should check out Elkhorn Creek, the Veterans Memorial Wildlife Management Area, the official Kentucky-Japanese Friendship Garden also known as Yuko-en on the Elkhorn, Bi-Water Farm and Greenhouse, Evans Orchard and Cider Mill, and The Farmhouse Cafe' at Kentucky Horse Park.
Play a round of golf with your buddies at Coal Ridge, Canewood Golf Course, Cherry Blossom Village Golf & Country Club, and Longview Country Club.
Meanwhile, if you want to play tennis, you can try Scott County Park Tennis Courts.
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