Carneal House ca. 1815
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum
N 39° 05.432 W 084° 30.293
16S E 715794 N 4329787
Quick Description: Home of one of Covington's founders.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2011 11:21:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMB1ZA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
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Long Description:
"Built by Thomas Carneal, a founder of Covington, on land purchased in 1814 from Thomas Kennedy. First brick house in the city. Georgian in concept, style reveals the influence of the great Italian architect Andrea Palladio. In 1825 Lafayette visited as a guest of owner William W. Southgate. Other famous visitors were Henry Clay, Daniel Webster and Andrew Jackson."
Marker Name: Carneal House ca. 1815

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number (for official markers): 1429

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Department of Highways


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