Covington Parks
i.e., Other than Devou Park

 

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The New Eleventh Street Park The Eleventh Street Park

The Eleventh Street Park was previously the site of a market building

 

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Goebel Park Playgrounds Goebel Park Shelter House Goebel Park

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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.

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Sixth Street Park
1913 

View of the Sixth Street
Park 1909

Sixth Street Park
c. 1908
Sixth Street Park
1916

 

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Carroll Chimes Bell Tower
Main Strasse Village, Covington

Main Strasse, Covington

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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
bio here.
Covington, Kentucky Park Richard J. Miller is the sculptor.
Simon Kenton.  There's a site devoted
to the man for whom Kenton County  is
named, here.
Covington, Kentucky Park You can read the Kenton Statute
plaque here.  Sculptor is Robert
Koepnick.
Capt. Mary Greene, one of the very
few women who were steamboat
pilots, has a biography here.
Covington, Kentucky Park 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.
Covington, Kentucky Park You can read the Bradley Statute
plaque here.  George Danhires is
the sculptor.
Little Turtle, a Miami Indian leader who
led several successful battles against early
American settlers, has a bio here.
Covington, Kentucky Park 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.
Covington, Kentucky Park 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.
Covington, Kentucky Park You can read the Beard Statute
plaque here. Ken Bradford is
the sculptor.

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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.”

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