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

Carneal House

 
 
Carneal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
1. Carneal House Marker
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Inscription.  Built by Thomas Carneal, a founder of Covington, on land purchased in 1814 from Thomas Kennedy. First brick house in the city. Georgian in concept, style reveals the influence of the great Italian architect Andrea Palladio. In 1825 Lafayette visited as a guest of owner William W. Southgate. Other famous visitors were Henry Clay, Daniel Webster and Andrew Jackson.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1429.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 39° 5.427′ N, 84° 30.312′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Second Street and Kennedy, on the right when traveling east on Second Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 E 2nd St, 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. James Bradley (about 400 feet away, measured in a
Carneal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
2. Carneal House Marker
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direct line); George and Ruth Kohlbran Fountain (about 400 feet away); Kennedy House (about 400 feet away); Captain Mary B. Greene (about 500 feet away); The Point (about 500 feet away); Daniel Carter Beard (about 500 feet away); Great Neighborhoods / Riverwalk Statues (about 500 feet away); Chief Little Turtle (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Additional keywords. Lafayette, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Andrew Jackson
 
Carneal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
3. Carneal House Marker
marker site
Carneal House image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
4. Carneal House
Carneal House Site image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
5. Carneal House Site
corner of Second and Kennedy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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