MOUNT OLIVET — Robertson County Cooperative Extension Service just lately partnered with Robertson County Tourism for a Historic Scavenger Hunt.
In line with Samantha Saunders with the extension workplace, this was the fourth yr that Robertson County has provided a Historic Scavenger Hunt program to neighborhood members.
Initially, this system began as a means for households to “get out” of their neighborhood through the COVID-19 pandemic. She mentioned this system has since was a daily means for households to spend time collectively and study in regards to the historical past of Robertson County on the similar time.
“This scavenger hunt has showcased among the historic significance that our county has. Many individuals do not know among the issues that we have been ready use as clues for this scavenger hunt,” Saunders mentioned. “Robertson County is filled with wealthy historical past that spans from Blue Licks State Park to the buildings that line the streets of Mount Olivet. You will need to embrace that historical past and share it with others, so that we are going to at all times bear in mind the tales of every location. Robertson County nonetheless has a lined bridge, three schoolhouses, and a resort, which is only a few of the historic places our small county holds.”
Saunders mentioned the scavenger hunt consists of 4 completely different clues which might be given out over the course of 4 weeks. Clues for the scavenger hunt are posted on the Robertson County Extension Service Fb web page.
To take part within the scavenger hunt, neighborhood members are presupposed to learn the query/clue that was posted, discover the answer/reply, and take an image of themselves discovering the reply to the clue.
To submit the reply, neighborhood members are suggested to e-mail the image and reply to Saunders by the date on the clue that will get posted to the extension service web page. Winners are introduced on Fb every Monday, the extension service mentioned.
After individuals submit their solutions, they’re entered in a drawing for the week, Saunders mentioned. She famous that native companies make “donations” which might be used as prizes for the scavenger hunt.
After a enterprise contributes, the Robertson County Extension Service advertises them and the contributions made, she mentioned.
This yr, among the clues for the scavenger hunt led to The Candy Spot, the Robertson County Public Library, and the “steps that have been found” that led to the Arlington Resort in Blue Lick’s.
Saunders mentioned there have been 44 youth and adults that participated on this yr’s scavenger hunt. There have been 14 companies that contributed to prizes for this system.
Saunders didn’t say whether or not the extension service will supply the Historic Scavenger Hunt sooner or later.
For extra data on the Historic Scavenger Hunt course of, please contact the Robertson County Extension Service at 606-724-5796 or [email protected].
For extra data on the extension service, please go to http://extension.ca.uky.edu/?fbclid=IwAR0eQErMciF_uH9zNefiD3ee76Svp4Io9w208F1fUgMq4OYIWjxz6ek8BtM.