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

Grace United Methodist Church

 
 
Grace United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. Grace United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized as a Reformed Church and German language day school. Cornerstone laid July 13, 1862. Victorian Gothic church second oldest in Covington still used by founding congregation. Dedicated Palm Sunday, 1863. Construction interrupted when this area was threatened by Morgan's Raiders. Name of Grace Reformed Church adopted during war in 1918.

[Small plaque]
Grace United
Church of Christ
disbanded, 1995.

 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1531.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 13, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 4.868′ N, 84° 30.984′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Willard Street and Lockwood Street, on the right when traveling south on Willard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 Willard Street, Covington KY 41011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Grace United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
2. Grace United Methodist Church Marker
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distance of this marker. John G. Carlisle (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casper Ottens House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slave Escape / Controversial Judgment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sandford House / Western Baptist Theological Institute (approx. ¼ mile away); Major League Baseball (approx. ¼ mile away); Covington & Lexington Turnpike (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frank Duveneck (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Also see . . .  Grace United Church of Christ (Grace Reformed Church). Church history by the Kenton County Public Library. (Submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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