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

Noted Historian

 
 
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By Craig Baker, April 17, 2021
1. Noted Historian Marker
Inscription.  Richard Collins became famous for his authoritative “History of Kentucky”. Continued the work of his father, Lewis Collins, who in 1847 published a history of the state. Born in Maysville in 1824, Richard became a newspaper editor and lawyer. Founded Danville Review, 1861. Practiced law in Cincinnati and lived in Covington, 1862-71, 74. Died Missouri, 1888.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society; and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1488.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 39° 5.122′ N, 84° 30.524′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on Scott Boulevard just south of 5th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 Scott Blvd, 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. Clayton-Bullock House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church
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By Craig Baker, April 17, 2021
2. Noted Historian Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Dr. Geo. V. Flaig (about 500 feet away); Northern KY’s 1st Hospital (about 700 feet away); Arnold House (about 700 feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (approx. ¼ mile away); Covington & Lexington Turnpike (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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