Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Mary Florence Taney
Taney founded three national heritage organizations. In 1907, she established the Colonial Daughters of America. In 1915, she founded the Colonial Dames 17th Century. In 1921, she led the creation of the Dames of the Court of Honor. The last two continue to do charitable work.
Erected 2018 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2555.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 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. Daniel Carter Beard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Daniel Carter Beard (about 300 feet away); Senator Richard P. Ernst / Ernst Mansion (about 300 feet away); John W. Stevenson Home (about 500 feet away); First City Hall (about 500 feet away); Hearne Mansion (about 700 feet away); Carneal House (about 800 feet away); Northern Kentucky Heritage League (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Also see . . . Mary Florence Taney. Biographical sketch by Rebecca Wishnevski for the Kentucky Historical Society's ExploreKYHistory series. (Submitted on June 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.