Devou Park

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This new recreation
building was proposed
for Devou park c. 1930
View from Devou, 1942 The Ludlow Lagoon,
from Devou Park

 

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The Old Farm Shelter House in Devou Park, which earlier was the farm house of Thomas Montegue
and family. The Devou family bought it in foreclosure & it eventually became the golf course
clubhouse. It burned on December 6, 1943. The current clubhouse is built on the same site.

 

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Bridle Path & Rotary
Grove at Devou
Cincinnati from Devou,
a sketch by E. T. Hurley from a 1919
book of sketches by Hurley, with texts
by James Green; you can read Green's
text to this picture here.
The "Devoe" Fields
Golf Course, 1957

 

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Devou, in 1932
Thanks to Nate Thamann for this one.

 

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  Devou Park Band Shell  

40,000 people once attended a night concert in the Devou Park Amphitheater. They came to see
Dolly Dawn and George Hall, as well as radio personality Harvey Brownfield. Cheetah - of Tarzan
fame - starred here in the summer of 1952. The first band shell performances was on June 28, 1939.

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The park was deeded to Covington on November 28, 1910.

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5,000 people came to Devou for a community sing in May 21, 1921. 

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In July, 1934, over 25,000 citizens attended a celebration on July 4th in the beautiful 526-acre city park
(Devou Park) commemorating the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the city.

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"11-26-12 Friend Theodore, I thought I would send you a picture of your school chum. On the water wagon. This appropriate picture was taken in "Devou Park" Covington, Ky, a week before I left God's chosen spot. Have gained seven pounds since. Lee Schmitt"

 

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Devou
from a Facebook post by Rose Taylor
The Lake at Devou Park,
1930
The Rock Crusher at
Prisoners' Lake Quarry

 

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Charming View of Devou
Park Drives, 1918
Scene in Devou
Park, 1943
Golf at Devou

Video from 1954 - Park Hills and Devou

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