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See Some of the Best Spots in Covington on Foot This Summer

Covington’s 19 neighborhoods are filled with unique history, beautiful architecture, vibrant artwork, and much more. COV200, the group charged with organizing the city’s bicentennial celebration, is spotlighting this rich culture by organizing self-guided walking tours with background on places of interest throughout the city.

Sites are still being added to the tours, and COV200 is looking for suggestions of places that shouldn’t be missed. Currently, tour themes include architecture, arts and culture, faith, historic sites, neighborhoods, and unexpected Covington. Once finalized, the tours will be hosted online on a mobile-friendly site.

Individuals are invited to visit here to submit their ideas. Submissions are due by Friday, July 3. All submissions must include the address, neighborhood, brief description, and a high-resolution picture emailed to [email protected].

Stops such as Amos Shinkle Townhouse, Anchor Grill, Artisan’s Enterprise Center, Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, Behringer-Crawford Museum, Botany Hills, Carroll Chimes Bell Tower, Coppin’s Building, Daniel Carter Beard House, Frank Duveneck Arts and Cultural Center, Garden of Hope, Glier’s Goetta, Goose Girl Fountain, Henry Farny Art Park, Historic Downtown, Holmes High School, Kenton County Library, Latonia, Licking Riverside, Lincoln Grant School, Linden Grove Cemetery, Madison Theater, Mainstrasse, Matt Langford’s Duveneck Statue, Mosaic Benches, Motch Jewelers, Mother of God Church, Ninth Street Baptist Church, Odd Fellows Hall, Old Seminary Square, Peaselburg, Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati, Riverwalk Statue Tour, Roebling Murals, Spaceship House, St Augustine Parish, St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, The Ascent, The Carnegie, The Roebling Bridge, Trinity Episcopal Church, Wallace Woods and Levassor Park, Westside & Historical West 15th Street are already included in the tours.

Questions about the COV200 Walking Tours should be directed to [email protected].  

From Cov200/Photo: All-Star Weekend Mustache Statue on Riverside Drive (via Facebook)

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