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History of Covington, Kentucky, USA

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Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, USA

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington has 82 stained-glass windows including the world's largest hand-blown one. The window measures 24 feet wide by 67 feet high and depicts the Council of Ephesus with 134 life-sized figures.

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  • 1854 - Covington
    Covington, a flourishing city of Kenton county, Kentucky, situated on the Ohio river, opposite Cincinnati, and just below the mouth of the Licking...Read MORE...


  • News 1867 - January 1 – The Covington–Cincinnati Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky in the United States, becoming the longest single-span bridge in the world.

    www.wikipedia.org
    January 1, 1867

  • News 1872 - Meeting
    The colored people of Covington, Ky., held a mass-meeting on the night of the 29th ult. and passed a resolution favoring general amnesty.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 9, 1872

  • 1895 - Covington
    Covington, a city of Kentucky, the capital of Kenton co., is situated on the Ohio River, opposite Cincinnati, and immediately below the mouth of the...Read MORE...


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    Post Office
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    Pike Street
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    City Hall
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  • News 1902 - Storm
    A terrific waterspout struck the southern suburbs of Covington, Ky., and passed up the Miami valley with damages reported from as far as Dayton. Near ...Read MORE...


  • News 1905 - Run Down By a Train.
    Covington, Ky., Aug. 28 - Ben Tarvin, 35, was probably fatally injured in the C. & O. yards, beneath the 11th street viaduct. It is said he was...Read MORE...


  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    Madison Avenue, South of Pike Street
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    View of Sixth Street Park
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    View up the Licking River, 1908
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    Entrance to Suspension Bridge
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    Protestant Children's Home
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    Supreme Council
    The International Liberty Union (I.L.U.) of the World
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  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    East on Wallace Ave., 1913
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  • 1916
    Covington, a city (formerly the capital) of Kenton co., Ky., is situated on the Ohio River, opposite Cincinnati, and immediately below the mouth of...Read MORE...


  • News 1917 - Joe Catching Killed At Covington
    Mr. Joe Catching, son of Mr. J. F. Catching of this county, who held a position as yard switchman at Covington, was caught between two cars and...Read MORE...


  • News 1920 - Brothers' Greetings Bring Death to Both!
    Train Lurch Finds Men On Car Off Guard and They Fall Under Wheels.

    Special to The Courier-Journal dated Wednesday morning, July 28,...Read MORE...


  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    Latonia Race Track
    Postcard
  • Covington, Kentucky, USA
    Holmes High School
    Postcard
  • 1969 - September 9 - WCVN TV channel 54 in Covington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Post Office
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Pike Street
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City Hall
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Madison Avenue, South of Pike Street
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Covington, Kentucky, USA
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View of Sixth Street Park
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Covington, Kentucky, USA
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View up the Licking River, 1908
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Covington, Kentucky, USA
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Entrance to Suspension Bridge
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Covington, Kentucky, USA
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Protestant Children's Home
Postcard

Covington, Kentucky, USA
Pinterest
Supreme Council
The International Liberty Union (I.L.U.) of the World
Postcard

Covington, Kentucky, USA
Pinterest
East on Wallace Ave., 1913
Postcard

Covington, Kentucky, USA
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Latonia Race Track
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Holmes High School
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  • 1854 - Covington
    Covington, a flourishing city of Kenton county, Kentucky, situated on the Ohio river, opposite Cincinnati, and just below the mouth of the Licking... Read MORE...

  • News  1867 - January 1 – The Covington–Cincinnati Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky in the United States, becoming the longest single-span bridge in the world.

    www.wikipedia.org
    January 1, 1867
  • News  1872 - Meeting
    The colored people of Covington, Ky., held a mass-meeting on the night of the 29th ult. and passed a resolution favoring general amnesty. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 9, 1872
  • 1895 - Covington
    Covington, a city of Kentucky, the capital of Kenton co., is situated on the Ohio River, opposite Cincinnati, and immediately below the mouth of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1902 - Storm
    A terrific waterspout struck the southern suburbs of Covington, Ky., and passed up the Miami valley with damages reported from as far as Dayton. Near ... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - Run Down By a Train.
    Covington, Ky., Aug. 28 - Ben Tarvin, 35, was probably fatally injured in the C. & O. yards, beneath the 11th street viaduct. It is said he was... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Covington, a city (formerly the capital) of Kenton co., Ky., is situated on the Ohio River, opposite Cincinnati, and immediately below the mouth of... Read MORE...

  • News  1917 - Joe Catching Killed At Covington
    Mr. Joe Catching, son of Mr. J. F. Catching of this county, who held a position as yard switchman at Covington, was caught between two cars and... Read MORE...

  • News  1920 - Brothers' Greetings Bring Death to Both!
    Train Lurch Finds Men On Car Off Guard and They Fall Under Wheels.

    Special to The Courier-Journal dated Wednesday morning, July 28,... Read MORE...

  • 1969 - September 9 - WCVN TV channel 54 in Covington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

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