Covington, KY

Northern Kentucky Riverwalk

Seven life-like bronze figures erected along the Riverside Drive in Covington form the Northern Kentucky Riverwalk. In a little park area at the corner to Garrard Street is the statur of Captain Mary Becker Greene wife of Captain Gordon C. Greene, founder of the Greene Line Steamers, later the Delta Queen Steamboat Company, now Majestic America Line. Next to her statue is a bench coming from the steamer GORDON C. GREENE (#2387). Other statues are John James Audubon, James Bradley, Daniel Carter Beard, Chief Little Turtle, Simon Kenton and J. A. Roebling.

Directions:
Northern Kentucky Riverwalk
on Riverside Drive
Covington, KY


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Northern Kentucky Riverwalk


Behringer-Crawford Museum

Located in Covington´s Devou Park and overlooking the Ohio River and Cincinnati, OH, is the Behringer-Crawford Museum. Next to contemporary artwork, Native American artifacts, animal mounts and fossils the museum has a nice river room featuring Ohio River memorabilia including parts of the Virginia Bennett collection.

Directions:
Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road
Devou Park
Covington, KY 41011
Phone (859) 491-4003
Fax (859) 491-4006
Opening Hours: Tue - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat/Sun 1 pm - 5 pm, closed Mon / national holidays, admission $3 adults, $2 child (3-18 years) and seniors (56+ years)
www.bcmuseum.org

From I-75 exit on 12th Street / Pike Street Exit, turn on Pike Street (left from I-75 North and right from I-75 South), stay in right lane and after passing under the expressway dip down the hill on the right onto Lewis Street, stay on to Montague Road, just after 3rd Stop sign bear right onto Montague Road and climb up the hill into Devou Park.

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Behringer-Crawford Museum


Mike Fink Restaurant

restaurant Mike Fink

The MIKE FINK began her career as the steam towboat JOHN W. HUBBARD (#T1444), later renamed CHARLES DORRANCE (#T0379). In 1967 Captain John Beatty bought the CHARLES DORRANCE and converted her into the restaurant MIKE FINK which opened in May 1968. In 1977 the Bernstein family bought the MIKE FINK and is still operating her as a restaurant on the Covington riverfront at the foot of the Suspension Bridge.

Directions:
Mike Fink Restaurant
One Ben Bernstein Place
Covington, KY 41011
Phone (859) 261-4212
Fax (859) 261-3941
Hours of Operation: Mon -Thu 11 am - 9:30 pm, Fri/Sat 11 am - 10:30 pm, Sun 10 am - 2 pm and 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
www.mikefink.com

From I-75 take exit 192 on Fifth Street, follow Fifth Street 10 blocks to Greenup Street, turn left onto Greenup Street and follow to the end of the street.

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Mike Fink


P. A. DENNY

The P. A. DENNY is owned by the ORSANCO River Education Center and serving as a floating classroom travelling the Ohio River. The boat´s headquarters are at the BB Riverboats landing on Covington Landing.

Directions:
ORSANCO Educational Foundation
5735 Kellogg Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone (513) 231-7719
Fax (513) 231-7761
www.padenny.com


U.S.S. Nightmare

The former steamer WILLIAM S. MITCHELL is now owned by the Bernstein family and operated as hounted steamboat U.S.S. Nightmare in the Halloween season.

Directions:
U.S.S. Nightmare
Located close to the Newport Aquarium, Newport, KY
One Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41011
Phone (859) 261-8500
Fax (859) 292-2452
www.ussnightmare.com

From I-75 take exit 192 to 5th Street / Covington, follow 5th Street to Garrard Street, turn left into Garrard Street up to 4th Street (next traffic light), turn right onto 4th Street, cross the bridge to Columbia Street, turn left onto Columbia Street and follow through floodwall.

Satellite picture and map at Google Maps:
U.S.S. Nightmare



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