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

John G. Carlisle

Covington

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. John G. Carlisle Marker
Inscription.  Home of John Griffin Carlisle, born Kenton County 1835, died New York City 1910. U. S. Representative 1877-90, Speaker 1883-89; Senator 1890-93, Secretary of the Treasury 1893-97. Buried Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 167.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 39° 4.849′ N, 84° 30.844′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker can be reached from West Pike Street east of Holman Street. Marker is at side entrance to John G. Carlisle Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 910 Holman 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. Grace United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sandford House / Western Baptist Theological Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Covington & Lexington Turnpike (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (approx. ¼ mile away); Casper Ottens House
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
2. John G. Carlisle Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Slave Escape / Controversial Judgment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Northern KY’s 1st Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Geo. V. Flaig (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Also see . . .  John G. Carlisle (Wikipedia). (Submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
John Griffin Carlisle image. Click for full size.
Matthew Brady / Public Domain
3. John Griffin Carlisle
Taken between 1870 and 1880. From the Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
 
 
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 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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