Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Roebling Suspension Bridge
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1601.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 39° 5.452′ N, 84° 30.537′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Riverside Place, on the right when traveling west on Riverside Drive. on the “Riverwalk”, under the south end Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 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. John A. Roebling Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Fortifications (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben Lucien Burman (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Simon Kenton (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Simon Kenton (about 600 feet away); The Point (about 700 feet away); Great Neighborhoods / Riverwalk Statues (about 700 feet away); Kennedy House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
More about this marker. In 1977 this marker replaced marker No. 620 titled “The Ohio Bridge.”
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 9, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 18, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. 10. submitted on November 22, 2014. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.