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Play on G-town’s waterways

At 285 square miles, Scott County may be small, but its waterways – all 3.7 square miles of them – are mighty. (For comparison: Kentucky’s largest county, Pike, spreads over nearly 787 square miles and has only 1.8 square miles of water.)

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Brooking Park Walking Trail

 

Georgetown’s top 5 parks for pooches and their peeps

With 63.4 million U.S. households owning a dog, according to the American Pet Products Association, you can bet that dog-friendly Georgetown contributes in a big way to that stat. And this is a place that puts its money where its mouth is or, in dogspeak, its pooches where its parks are.

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Polly 2

 

 

Get a hatful of women’s history with Polly Singer’s ‘Great Women’ toppers

How fitting that a woman making her mark in the millinery world would design a line of hats that highlights the achievements of some of the most notable women in history.

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GSCM Glencoe

 

 

I came, I saw, I painted. Who Am I?

I’m also considered to be the most noted painter of horses during the height of American horseracing during the same century – and I rose to fame right here in Georgetown.

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Rosenwald School

 

Gtown Eats Week

Taste the culinary delights of Georgetown during this annual 8-day restaurant week celebration throughout Georgetown/Scott County. 

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Rosenwald School

 Pop quiz: Rosenwald Schools

Check out this Q&A to discover the history behind the Rosenwald rural schools. One of which can be found in our very own town of Sadieville!

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March through History

  A Historical Scavenger Hunt

Hunt down Georgetown's history in this month-long event hosted by the Scott County Historical Society!

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Georgetown College

 

Five facts about MLK that may surprise you

Each year Martin Luther King Jr., Day is observed on the third Monday of January. Georgetown observes MLK Day every year. Past events have included a meet-and-greet, march and program featuring speakers connected to the King family.

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 Downtown Georgetown Tree Lighting

Here comes Santa Claus right down Georgetown’s Christmas lane

While we all know that the real Santa Claus lives at the North Pole, he’s got an amazing stand-in in Georgetown in the person of Bill Bryant. Santa Bill has been lighting Georgetown’s official Christmas tree since 2008, but he’s been wearing the suit and making kids smile since 1991.

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Keeneland Race


Ways to experience Breeders’ Cup 2020

This year’s Breeders’ Cup will be held at Keeneland in Lexington without fans, but there are still ways to enjoy the two-day race and places where you can see Breeders’ Cup champions.

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Old Scott County Jail

 


Prisoners aside, the Old Jail once felt like home

Over the years, jailer's wives left their mark on the kitchen of Georgetown's historic jail house, leaving their famous egg sandwiches, chili, homemade yeast rolls and fried fish in the memories of may a prisoner.

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  Tahara Visitors in 2000

 

Fun facts and figures about Georgetown’s Festival of the Horse

For nearly four decades, the Festival of the Horse has celebrated the role of the horse in Kentucky Horse Country, specifically in Kentucky’s Horse Headquarters: Georgetown and Scott County. READ MORE

 

 

 


Historic photo of Buffalo Soldiers

 



Mystery Unearthed: The Buffalo Soldiers of Georgetown

Unearth the storied history of the legendary Buffalo Soldiers, the first peacetime all-black regiments in the U.S. Army, and their connections to Georgetown, Kentucky!  READ MORE

 

 


Jesse James Parents Marriage Site

 

Geocachers, others find infamous outlaw in Stamping Ground

Jesse James in Georgetown? Take the Historic Buffalo Geocaching Trail and find the remains – not of the notorious bandit – but of the house that links this train robbing outlaw to the area. READ MORE

 

 


 Greenhouse Flowers at Bi-Water

What are flowers really saying to (or about) you?

Did you know flowers have a secret language all their own? They do and they have lots to say – and not all of it is, well, nice, or even logical. READ MORE

 

 

 

 


Who are the Notables of Georgetown

 

 

Who Am I? Guess The Georgetown Notables

Georgetown has been the home of eccentric southern belles, revolutionary discovery and even talking animals! Test your knowledge of Kentucky's Horse Headquarters and see if you can guess these Georgetown Noteables READ MORE

 

 

 

 


Georgetown Cemetery

 

 

Mystery unearthed – The ‘Tent Girl’

Like all graveyards, Georgetown Cemetery has its share of interesting monuments and muse-worthy markers. For nearly 30 years, one particularly mysterious grave marker in Section W-4 raised more questions READ MORE

 

 

 


Toyota Motor

 

Gone fishin’ – at the Toyota Plant?

It is time efficient and employee proficient, and has more to do with catching fish than constructing automobiles. READ MORE

 

 

 

 



Yuko-en structure

Yuko-En on the Elkhorn is a Different Kind of Spa Visit

A Japanese garden spa for the senses and soul, hidden away in Georgetown Kentucky? Fresh air seekers will love this pocket of paradise just outside of Downtown. READ MORE

 

 

 

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