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Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. John the Evangelist Church

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
1. St. John the Evangelist Church Marker
side A facing the street
Inscription.

Side A

St. John the Evangelist Church In 1848- 49 German- Catholics of Mother of God Church, Lewisburg, founded Stes. Peter and Paul School. In 1854, St. John Parish was created. Fr. Wm. Robbers (pastor 1879- 1903) was nationally prominent figure in the German- Priests Society. Parish moved here in 1914 with completion of current school building by architect J.F.Shelbessey. Over 2005 Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways 2165

Side B

St. John the Evangelist Church Fr. A. Goebel (pastor 1909- 1954) oversaw construction, completed, 1924, called masterpiece of Lude- wig & Dreisoner. St. Louis. Stained glass windows, Dr. Oldtmann; organ, W. Holtkamp; Bells, replica, Aachen Cathedral, Germany. Noted missionaries Bp. E. Fedders, Fr. A. Fedders, Fr. H. Hanses associated with parish. presented by St. Johns Parish
 
Erected 2005 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2165.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.594′ N, 84° 31.316′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on West Pike
St. John the Evangelist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
2. St. John the Evangelist Church Marker
side B close up, from church side
(U.S. 42), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. marker is on the right, on the inside of a curve, when coming down the hill into Covington. It is north of Hermes Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 663 West Pike Street, Covington KY 41011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major League Baseball (approx. half a mile away); Casper Ottens House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert L. Surtees (approx. 0.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. one mile away); Covington Blue Sox (approx. 1.1 miles away); First City Hall (approx. 1.1 miles away); John A. Roebling Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Roebling Suspension Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, 1012/2014
3. St. John the Evangelist Church Marker
full view
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
4. St. John the Evangelist Church
from the curb
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
5. St. John the Evangelist Church
the tower
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
6. St. John the Evangelist Church
front door of Church, note small marker on door
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
7. St. John the Evangelist Church
Church sign
St. John the Evangelist Church image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
8. St. John the Evangelist Church
2nd marker, on the door of the Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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