Kenton County Historical Society Meetings and Public Program


Cemetery Tour and Annual Meeting

On Saturday morning, September 30th, in the Independence Cemetery, located on Highway 17 just west of the county courthouse, please join in a cemetery tour starting at 9:00 and ending around 11:00. Kenton County Library staff will conduct the tour with commentary taken from historical records and remembered in life and legend about Kenton County’s deceased politicians, business people, civic and religious leaders and other personalities interred there. The event is free and open to the public.

After the cemetery tour, KCHS members are asked to stay for the KCHS annual election meeting starting at around 11:00 a. m. Nominations will be taken up to the time of voting. It will be a short meeting including comments about the state of the KCHS including that of the treasury.



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.



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

September 14th, Wilder City Building: Wanda Winkler on the Brighton Center
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