Devou Park Shelter House – Covington KY

City:
Covington, KY

Site Type:
Parks and Recreation, Shelters

New Deal Agencies:
Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs

Completed:
1939

Description

Also known as Stone Shelter, the Devou Park shelter house was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.), as part of a $97,251 grant to the city for park improvements. The shelter house, constructed of native fieldstone and containing a large fireplace, was ready for use by spring 1939.”

Source notes

"The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky," edited by Paul A. Tenkotte, James C. Claypool (pg. 267) https://books.google.com/books?id=Zc0eBgAAQBAJ&pg=PA420

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 15, 2017.

Location Info


Shelterhouse Rd.
Covington, KY

Coordinates: 39.078053, -84.535955

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