Simon Kenton - Covington, Kentucky
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 05.463 W 084° 30.411
16S E 715623 N 4329839
Quick Description: Memorial plaque honoring of early frontiersman and namesake of county the statue is located, Kenton County.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/9/2012 8:28:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMFF64
Views: 1

Long Description:
The memorial plaque was placed by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Simon Kenton was an early frontiersman who along with Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark were instrumental in the opening of the west and the settlement of Kentucky and Ohio.  A statue Simon Kenton was placed adjacent to the earlier placed plaque.

Text of the plaque:

Erected To The Memory Of
Simon Kenton
May 15, 1755 -- April 1836
Pioneer and Patriot
By the Elizabeth Kenton Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: George Rogers Clark Park, Riverside Drive at Garrard Street

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