Kenton County Historical Society Meetings and Public Program



Antiques Fair

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Kenton County Historical Society and the Kenton County Public Library will hold the 2nd Annual Antiques Fair at the library’s Main Branch in Covington in the BB&T meeting room.  Qualified appraisers will be available from 11:00 a. m. until 2:00 p. m. for appraisal of jewelry, clocks and watches, paintings, objet ‘art and just plain “old stuff.”  No large furniture may be brought to the Fair, but photographs of furniture will allow the appraisers to give their opinions.  This event is entirely free of charge and is open to the public.




Behringer Crawford Museum

 “Korea the Forgotten War” is the newest exhibit with a chronology of events; with numerous photos and commentary on military operations; with military and personal artifacts on display; with maps and locations; with a look at a few Northern Kentucky people and how Korea fit into their personal lives. It is a dense overview of the Korean War. A video will be playing nearby as requested of episodes from MASH, the TV comedy series about military personnel during the War. A life-sized cutout of Elvis Pressley will also greet visitors, befitting the times.



Ludlow Lagoon Fest

LUDLOW LAGOON FEST, Saturday, Oct. 21, 9-5:00, in the 800 block of Elm St. at the Senior Center/KofC/Vets Hall;  event observes the 100th anniversary of the closing of one of America’s finest amusement parks in the Midwest;  tours, lectures, food, drink, and entertainment throughout the day.  Free and ticketed events.  Contact or phone 859-992-0223 for more information.



Campbell County Historical and Genealogical Society
all meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.  (859) 635-6407 for questions or further details

October 12th, Newport City Building: Scott Clark on Clifton and the Baptist Church
November 9th, Wilder City Building: Pam Casebolt on the Newport Barracks
December 14th, Wilder City Building: Annual Holiday Social








Kenton County Historical Society

P.O. Box 641

Covington, KY  41012