Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Linden Grove Cemetery
Founded in 1843 on land owned by the Western Baptist Theological Institute, this is the final resting place of American veterans since the War of 1812. In 1997, the GAR and veteran's monuments were placed on the National Register of Historic Places and, in 2001, the cemetery was added.
Buried here are Thomas Kennedy, original land owner of Covington; B. F. Howard, founder IBPOEW; U.S. Congressmen John W. Menzies, William E. Arthur, William W. Southgate, and John G. Carlisle. Carlisle also served as Lt. Gov. of Ky., U.S. Senator, U.S. Speaker of the House, and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
Erected 2009 by the Friends of Linden Grove; Kentucky Historical Society; and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2310.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
Location. 39° 4.525′ N, 84° 30.888′ W. Marker is in CovingtonTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 W 13th 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. St. John the Evangelist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Covington & Lexington Turnpike (approx. 0.6 miles away); Casper Ottens House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slave Escape / Controversial Judgment (approx. 0.6 miles away); Northern KY’s 1st Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); Major League Baseball (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dr. Geo. V. Flaig (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
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