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

Simon Kenton

 
 
Simon Kenton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
1. Simon Kenton Monument
boulder with plaque in George Rogers Clark Park
Inscription.

(DAR emblem)

Erected to the memory of

Simon Kenton

May 15, 1755 – April 1836

Pioneer and Patriot

by Elizabeth Kenton Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revoluition.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 5.464′ N, 84° 30.414′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on Riverside Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the north west corner of George Rogers Clark Park on Riverside Dr., in Covington, Kentucky. Across from the “River Walk”. Boulder is at the southeast corner of Riverside Drive and Garrand Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 332 Riverside Drive, Covington KY 41011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Simon Kenton (here, next to this marker); The Point (a few steps from this marker); Great Neighborhoods / Riverwalk Statues (within shouting distance of this marker); Kennedy House
Simon Kenton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
2. Simon Kenton Monument
full view
(within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Mary B. Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); George and Ruth Kohlbran Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben Lucien Burman (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Fortifications (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
More about this marker. this monument is inches away from the Simon Kenton statue
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Simon Kenton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
3. Simon Kenton Monument
note proximity to Simon Kenton statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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