Explore Georgetown Stand on Georgetowns Main Street and imagine a log stockade
surrounded by wilderness. This was what Georgetown looked
like in 1775, when John McClelland and his family built a fort
overlooking the huge spring discovered in 1774. They left the next
of Indian attacks. It wasnt until 1786 that Rev. Elijah Craig
founded a town around the spring. Under Craigs leadership
Georgetown became a bustling center of industry and education
the early 1800s. A few early buildings remain, along with
many grand residences and elaborately detailed commercial buildings
reflecting Victorian styles of the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Spend a morning or afternoon taking a Walk Through Time
in Georgetown and enjoy a modern Main Street with an old-fashioned
The Main Street walking tour is about 2 miles long and will take
several hours at a leisurely pace. There are antique and specialty
shops along the route, as well as restaurants.