Having been incorporated in 1815, Covington has been home to its share of historical events and important figures who have contributed much to progress in society. A few links to those pieces of the past:
- A searchable online database kept by The Kentucky Historical Society, HERE, lists historical markers in the Commonwealth, including 30 located in Covington.
- Covington is home to almost four dozen listings (“districts” and individual listings) on the National Register of Historic Places. For a list of those in Kenton County, HERE.
- Covington is home to two National Historic Landmarks, as seen HERE.
- The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky.
- An August 2021 City news article about the Jacob Price state marker, HERE.
- An October 2018 City news article about two Civil War batteries in Devou Park being added to the National Register of Historic Places, HERE.
- The Kenton County Historical Society.
- Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington’s Devou Park.
- The Kenton County Local History and Genealogy Department (has collection of old City directories, historic newspaper articles, and family histories).
- Kenton County Views (old photos, postcards, and scenes from across Kenton County).
Faces and Places (Kenton County library’s archive of photos, including those from The Kentucky Post).