Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Great Neighborhoods / Riverwalk Statues
— A Treasure in Covington, Kentucky —
the American Planning Association, through Great Places in America, designates Historical Licking Riverside Neighborhood Covington, Kentucky as a Great Neighborhood 2013
Seven historic characters whose fortunes parallel the Ohio River John James Audubon - Captain Mary B. Greene - Daniel Carter Beard - Simon Kenton - James Bradley - John A. Roebling - Chief Little Turtlle
the Northern Kentucky Steering Committee
Phillip Taliaferro, III, Chairman
Ownership - Maintenance
City of Covington Riverwalk Association
Paul Michels and Sons Construction Co.
coordinator - Riverwalk Manager
Roger Age II James A. Nelson
Statue review committee
Dennis Barrie - Peter Rafuse - Julie Gerdsen - Rose Stauss - Stewart Goldman - Carl Strauss - Roger Williams
Erected 1988 by Greater Cincinnati Bicentennial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 2013.
Location. 39° 5.472′ N, 84° 30.398′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Garrard Street, on the left when traveling west on Riverside Drive. park is in a very old historic residential district. It is across the street from the "Riverwalk" on the bank of the Ohio River, near the confluence of the Licking River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Riverside Dr, 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. The Point (here, next to this marker); Captain Mary B. Greene (a few steps from this marker); Simon Kenton (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Simon Kenton (within shouting distance of this marker); Kennedy House (within shouting distance of this marker); George and Ruth Kohlbran Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Northern Kentucky Heritage League (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben Lucien Burman (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.