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

Northern KYs 1st Hospital

 
 
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By Craig Baker, April 17, 2021
1. Northern KYs 1st Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Catholic converts Henrietta Cleveland and Sarah Peter, with Bishop George Carrell, founded St. Elizabeth Hospital on this site in Jan. 1861. The Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis converted a vacant grocery store to serve those in need, including Civil War soldiers, slaves, & orphans. St. E marked 150 years in 2011.
 
Erected 2011 by Kentucky Historical Society; and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2353.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionScience & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1861.
 
Location. 39° 5.01′ N, 84° 30.55′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on East 7th Street east of Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 E 7th St, 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); Noted Historian (about 700 feet away); Covington & Lexington Turnpike
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By Craig Baker, April 17, 2021
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(about 800 feet away); Clayton-Bullock House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arnold House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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