i.e., Other than Devou Park
|The New Eleventh Street Park||The Eleventh Street Park|
The Eleventh Street Park was previously the site of a market building
|Goebel Park Playgrounds||Goebel Park Shelter House||Goebel Park|
The Goose Girl Fountain in Mainstrasse Park, dedicated in 1980, was
inspired by a fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm, which you can read on this site.
Sixth Street Park
View of the Sixth Street
|Sixth Street Park
|Sixth Street Park
Read about the origins of MainStrasse and the Sixth Street park, as a market, at the Kentucky Tribune's web site, here.
Carroll Chimes Bell Tower
|There are seven statutes of notable Kenton
County/Northern Kentucky area folks at the George Rogers Clark Park
on the Covington riverfront. Curiously,
George Rogers Clark is
not one of them.
|John Roebling, designer of the
Suspension Bridge, has a
|Richard J. Miller is the sculptor.|
|Simon Kenton. There's a site devoted
to the man for whom Kenton County is
|You can read the Kenton Statute
plaque here. Sculptor is Robert
|Capt. Mary Greene, one of the very
few women who were steamboat
pilots, has a biography here.
|You can read the Greene Statute
plaque here. Michael Price is the sculptor.
|James Bradley, noted abolitionist, and
an active conductor on the Underground
Railroad. Once a slave in Pendleton
County, he wrote an account, in 1834,
of how he worked to buy himself out
of slavery. Read it here.
|You can read the Bradley Statute
plaque here. George Danhires is
|Little Turtle, a Miami Indian leader who
led several successful battles against early
American settlers, has a bio here.
|You can't read the Little Turtle
Statute plaque - vandals stole it.
Robert Koepnick is the sculptor.
|John James Audubon, famous painter
of birds, spent some time in Covington.
His bio is here.
|You can read the Audubon Statute
plaque here. Elliott and Ivan
Schwartz are the sculptors.
|Daniel Carter Beard, founder of the Boy
Scouts. His bio at Wikipedia is here.
|You can read the Beard Statute
plaque here. Ken Bradford is
Garfield's Park, Covington?
That's what it says, but we think we've got a mislabeled card here.
We think it's Cincinnati's Garfield Park. We've also seen cards of the “Covington Zoo,”
and “Fountain Square, Covington, Ky.”