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

Kennedy House

A Marker in George Rogers Clark Park

 

—Covington, Kentucky —

 
Kennedy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
1. Kennedy House Marker
close up of text
Inscription.

(artwork)

Built in the year 1791 by Thomas Kennedy one of the first settlers at the confluence of the Licking and Ohio Rivers. He operated the first ferry crossing the Ohio and his house was a stopping place for travelers journeying north from Lexington.
 
Erected 1914.
 
Location. 39° 5.451′ N, 84° 30.393′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on Riverside Drive, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Riverside Dr, Covington KY 41011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George and Ruth Kohlbran Fountain (here, next to this marker); The Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Kenton (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Neighborhoods / Riverwalk Statues (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Simon Kenton (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Mary B. Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben Lucien Burman (within shouting distance of this marker); Carneal House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Kennedy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
2. Kennedy House Marker
close up of text
Kennedy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
3. Kennedy House Marker
marker is at the back of George Rogers Clark Park.
Kennedy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
4. Kennedy House Marker
full view of marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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