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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.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major League Baseball (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert L. Surtees (approx. 0.2 miles away); Covington Blue Sox (approx. half a mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. John the Evangelist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); First City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Roebling Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roebling Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Regarding Casper Ottens House. 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.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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