We were busy in 2015 and 2016! We have added 42 new trees, giving us a total of 332 in the collection. Of the 332, we have 100 difference species, varieties and cultivars. Also, we have had five traditional burials and four cremations.
The Cemetery is a featured walking tour on the Experience Covington Cultural Heritage Tour funded by a Preserve America grant. The audio tours are administered by Renaissance Covington. The tour provides an excellent opportunity to showcase the Cemetery as part of a larger, citywide, cultural heritage promotion.
Linden Grove, originally called the Cincinnati and Covington Cemetery, was established in 1843 by the now defunct theological seminary, Western Baptist Theological Institute. The Institute laid out a small cemetery on a portion of its extensive property, and the growth of the City of Covington eventually surrounded the cemetery. As hard times hit the cemetery, it was placed in receivership in 1948; but in 1998 the City of Covington and the Kenton County Fiscal Court established a Board of Overseers to manage and operate the Cemetery.
Linden Grove Cemetery has more than 22,000 burials over 22 acres. We are open 7 days a week from 9 am to 5 pm for your convenience.