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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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George and Ruth Kohlbran Fountain (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kennedy House (about 400 feet away); Captain Mary B. Greene (about 500 feet away); The Point
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
2. Carneal House Marker
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(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); John James Audubon (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
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Carneal House image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
4. Carneal House
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
5. Carneal House Site
corner of Second and Kennedy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 41 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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