The Holmes Castle
Read more about the man after whom Holmes is name, D. H. Holmes, and his castle.
|1930||Holmes High School||note the old Holmes Castle
in the background
Holmes, c. 1930's
July 10, 1939 to Mr. B. J. Anderson, 823 E. 27th st, Indianapolis Indiana:
“Dear Daddy, Mumser bought me a piar [sic] of pants today. I gave her a sewing box
for a birthday present. I'm ok, how are you? Grandad gave me a quarter. 88's, Eric”
Before Holmes, the Covington High School, shown
below, was at the NE corner of 12th & Russell.
It was here from 1886 to 1918
|Covington High School|
Dave Schroeder wrote about the pre-Holmes Covington High School at this site.
|Shorthand and Typewriting||A Class in Cooking||Manual Training|
|From the 1914 Covington Centennial Booklet are these three high school pictures:|
Lincoln Grant High School, 1932
Asa Drury, First Covington High School Principal
A word about the Holmes slave tunnels leading to the Licking River is here.