Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
African American Elks
African American Heritage Commission.
Erected 1985 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1956.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
Location. 39° 4.758′ N, 84° 30.348′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Greenup Street (Kentucky Route 17) and East 11th Street, on the left when traveling north on Greenup Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. James E. Randolph (within shouting distance of this marker); William L. Grant / Lincoln and Grant Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Price (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northern KYs 1st Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sandford House / Western Baptist Theological Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Farny Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Covington & Lexington Turnpike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clayton-Bullock House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Also see . . . History of the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World. From the still-active organization's website. (Submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.