Teacher, Benefactor, Man of God, who:
Organized the First Christian Church in Covington about 1830;
Re-organizd it after it was dispersed by an epidemic of cholera in 1833;
Built a house of worship on Third Street, paid for it with silver half dollars, and conveyed it to the church in 1845;
Gave the site for a larger church on Fifth Street in 1865.
"He died, but through his
faith he is still speaking"
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 39° 5.149′ N, 84° 30.676′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on W 5th Street west of Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 W 5th Street, Covington KY 41011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Geo. V. Flaig (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Eugenia B. Farmer (about 600 feet away); Appreciating our Music Ministry (about 700 feet away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (about 700 feet away); Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Mother of God Church (about 700 feet away); Noted Historian (about 700 feet away); Covington & Lexington Turnpike (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.