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

Great Neighborhoods / Riverwalk Statues

 

A Treasure in Covington, Kentucky

 
George Rogers Clark Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
1. George Rogers Clark Park Marker
there is an identical marker at the Daniel Carter Beard site. I suspect there are several more in the neighborhood.
Inscription.

Plaque #1

(APA logo)

the American Planning Association, through Great Places in America, designates Historical Licking Riverside Neighborhood Covington, Kentucky as a Great Neighborhood 2013

Plaque #2

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

Statue funding

the Northern Kentucky Steering Committee

Phillip Taliaferro, III, Chairman

Ownership - Maintenance
City of Covington Riverwalk Association

Statue Installation
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.
 
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
George Rogers Clark Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
2. George Rogers Clark Park Marker
second plaque
Drive. Touch for map. 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Riverside Dr, Covington KY 41011, United States of America.
 
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); Ben Lucien Burman (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Fortifications (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
George Rogers Clark Park image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
3. George Rogers Clark Park
flag pole at north west corner of park
George Rogers Clark Park image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
4. George Rogers Clark Park
full view
George Rogers Clark Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
5. George Rogers Clark Park Marker
second plaque
George Rogers Clark Park image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
6. George Rogers Clark Park
cast iron fence medallion
Riverwalk image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2014
7. Riverwalk
across the street from the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 246 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.
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