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

Daniel Carter Beard

1850-1941

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. Daniel Carter Beard Marker
Inscription.  Boyhood home of "Uncle Dan," youth leader, outdoorsman, artist and author. Born in Cincinnati and later came to Covington to live. Inaugurated Boy Scout movement in America, 1905, and was one of first National Commissioners of the Boy Scouts of America. He was awarded the first medal for outstanding citizenship of state of Kentucky.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 39° 5.349′ N, 84° 30.34′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of East 3rd Street and Sanford Alley, on the left when traveling east on East 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 322 East 3rd 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. A different marker also named Daniel Carter Beard (here, next to this marker); Mary Florence Taney
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
2. Daniel Carter Beard Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carneal House (about 500 feet away); Senator Richard P. Ernst / Ernst Mansion (about 600 feet away); George and Ruth Kohlbran Fountain (about 700 feet away); Kennedy House (about 700 feet away); Northern Kentucky Heritage League (about 700 feet away); John W. Stevenson Home (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Daniel Carter Beard, 1850-1941. Biography by McKenzie Martin for the Kentucky Historical Society's ExploreKYHistory series. (Submitted on June 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Asset Detail | Daniel Carter Beard Boyhood Home. National Register of Historic Places registration form (PDF) and photographs (PDF) for the site. (Submitted on June 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Daniel Carter Beard image. Click for full size.
By Underwood & Underwood / Public domain, 1930
3. Daniel Carter Beard
From the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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