Covington History segment provided by local historical writer Ron Barthet. View Ron’s blog Tammany Family here.
Here are some photos of the streets in Covington from the 1900’s to 1930’s.
For links to full-sized images, visit tammanyfamily.blogspot.com/2016/06/old-covington-street-scenes_13
Gibson Street between N. New Hampshire and N. Columbia, looking east
Probably Columbia St. looking northward from Rutland St.
The building at left is D.M. Wadsworth & Bro., General Merchandise. At far right is Babington & Co.
Columbia Street looking northward towards Boston St.
Old Haik Store
From Boston Street looking southward
Corner Gibson and Columbia Streets, with Little Napoleon House in background
The Napoleon House, one of the oldest structures in Covington, at the southwest corner of the Gibson Street, Columbia Street intersection.
Columbia Street, mid-block between Boston and Gibson Streets, view towards the south where the Art Association building is today.
Gibson Street, looking eastward from N. New Hampshire. The two story Patrick Hotel (Hebert’s Cleaners) building in center of frame with tree in front.
Snow on Gibson Street, looking eastward
Gibson Street, looking eastward from N. New Hampshire. At left “Covington Restaurant” is approximately where Mattina Bella restaurant is today. (Formerly Nathan’s Sandwich Shop)
Gibson Street looking east
Claiborne Hill Road
Looking southward on Columbia Street from Boston Street
The old Parkview Theater location, southeast corner of Boston and N. New Hampshire. Over the years home to a Ford dealership, Hebert’s Drugs, Dunning’s Flower Shop, del Porto’s Restaurant
Old Covington Motors Ford Dealership, corner Boston and N. New Hampshire
Gibson Street train depot
View Down North New Hampshire Street towards Boston Street
Gibson St. Looking towards Columbia
Southeast corner of Boston and Columbia Streets
Theobald Brothers Blacksmith Shop
To view additional scenes of Covington streets in the early 1900’s, CLICK HERE