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Beard, Daniel C., Boyhood Home

Covington, Kentucky
County of Kenton.
National Register Number: 66000360
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: KY- Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 23, 1965):
This was the boyhood home of Daniel C. Beard (1850-1941), author, illustrator, and one of the key figures in the movement that led to the founding of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910. "Uncle Dan" designed the Boy Scout uniform, wrote a monthly column for "Boy's Life", and served as a National Scout Commissioner from 1910 until his death in 1941.

There are no threats to the landmark.

The NHL received a small Urban Forestry grant to evaluate erosion and invasive species on property.

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