morning View, Kentucky

morning View, Kentucky
morning View, Kentucky
L&N Depot, Morning View, 1910
(You can locate the depot on the map below)
Morning View Hotel


morning View, Kentucky Scouts Morning View
  Flag image from a Facebook post by Shane Noem  

Camp George W. Hill, “The Official Scout Reservation of the Northern Kentucky Council, Boy Scouts of America” Hill was a noted Covington merchant on Pike street who donated 40 acres for the camp.

The C. C. C. lends a hand at Camp Hill. Kentucky Post, September 17, 1937
“Follow Decoursey (State Highway 177) south to Morning View. Make a right on Rich Road. Follow it for a quarter mile or so and there is a sharp right. The camp was on the left just before the curve.” Joseph Havey

morning View, Kentucky
morning View, Kentucky

St. Mary's Church, Morning View (from 30's or 40's) (note the birdhouse) 
A history of the church is here. (pdf)
The Rev. Paul Ryan's history of the church is here.

St. Mary's was blown down by a tornado in 2012.


“A new post office, named Morning View, has been established at Mullins' station, 20 miles from Covington, on the Covington and Lexington railroad. Geo. H. Mullins is post master.” from the Covington Journal, November 24, 1855. “The Morning View Dancing Club at Drexelius' Hall last night enjoyed on of their pleasant parties. The club did not belie its name. The early morning was viewed before the dancing and jollity ceased.” 
from Covington's The Ticket, August 29, 1877
“A Cincinnati paper states Father Exel, of Mullen's station notoriety, has been removed from his post, and
another priest of calmer temperment substituted.” Courier-Journal, September 25, 1874
 “The Morning View Accommodation train made it's first trip yesterday on the Kentucky Central Railroad. The train leaves Covington every evening at 6:15, and arrives in Morning View at 7:30, and arrives in Covington in the morning at 7:15. This train affords business men in Covington and Cincinnati excellent opportunities to reside in the county.” from Covington's The Ticket, May 8, 1877
For a List of Morning View Merchants from 1876, go here. Fire at Mullens' Station in 1859, more here.


morning View, Kentucky
morning View, Kentucky
Licking River Ferry, Morning View
Map of Morning View, 1883
from An Atlas of Boone, Kenton and
Campbell Counties, Kentucky,
published by D. J. Lake & Co.
See more of this map here.


Tornado Tornado Tornado
Tornado Damage near Morning View on March 12, 2012. Photo's from F.E.M.A.