Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
William L. Grant / Lincoln and Grant Schools
Erected 1997 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2000.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans Education. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
Location. 39° 4.914′ N, 84° 30.379′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Greenup Street (Kentucky Route 17) and East 9th Street, on the right when traveling north on Greenup Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 824 Greenup 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. Jacob Price (a few steps from this marker); Dr. James E. Randolph (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); African American Elks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northern KY’s 1st Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spennenberg Grocery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clayton-Bullock House (approx. ¼ mile away); Grant House (approx. ¼ mile away); Noted Historian (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Regarding William L. Grant / Lincoln and Grant Schools. The building now houses the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission's Lincoln Grant Scholar House. It provides housing and support services to single parents who are attending college full-time.
Also see . . . African American Schools in Kenton County, KY. Entry from the Notable Kentucky African Americans Databse. (Submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 152 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.