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

Casper Ottens House

1865

 
 
Caspar Ottens House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 26, 2016
1. Caspar Ottens House Marker
Inscription.  
Casper Ottens House
Born Hanover Germany
Cigar Maker

 
Erected by Covington Register. (Marker Number 039005.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 5.029′ N, 84° 31.041′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on Main Street south of West 6th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 608 Main 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. Slave Escape / Controversial Judgment (within shouting distance of this marker); Major League Baseball (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Una Merkel ~~ Film Star (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert L. Surtees (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pied Piper of Hamelin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (approx. ¼ mile away); Arnold House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Geo. V. Flaig (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Regarding Casper Ottens House.
Caspar Ottens House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 26, 2016
2. Caspar Ottens House and Marker
The marker is visible to the right of the door.
Casper Ottens (1831-1881) is shown as a cigar maker in the 1863 draft registration records for his area, and as a chair maker in the 1870 census.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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