Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Jonathan David Hearne
Covington Register No. 061017
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 39° 5.196′ N, 84° 30.344′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Garrard Street and East 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on Garrard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Garrard 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. Senator Richard P. Ernst / Ernst Mansion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Clayton-Bullock House (about 600 feet away); Mary Florence Taney (about 700 feet away); John W. Stevenson Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Carter Beard (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Carter Beard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noted Historian (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Regarding Hearne Mansion.
The owner-builder of Hearne House was Jonathan David Hearne, a prominent nineteenth-century businessman and civic leader in the greater Cincinnati area. Among other important positions, Hearne served as Director of the Covington and Cincinnati Suspension Bridge Company and was responsible for the execution of John A. Roebling's bridge across the Ohio, completed in 1866. He was also President of the Cincinnati and Newport Iron and Pipe Company and President of the Third National Bank, which survives as the Fifth Third Bank. From l872 to 1873 he served as a member of the Covington City Council.
Also see . . . Asset Detail | Hearne House. National Register of Historic Places registration form (PDF) and photographs (PDF). (Submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.