Kenton County Historical Society Meetings and Public Programs



History of the Covington Water Supply

On Saturday, May 12th, in the Erlanger branch library at 10:30 a.m., Arnold Taylor will do a program on the history of the Covington water supply.  Mr. Taylor has also written, Fit to Drink: The History of Water Supply in Covington, Kentucky (see KCHS website).


Kenton County Fair

This summer the KCHS plans again to set up its booth at the Kenton County Fair (the week of July 16th).


Photo Scanning

On Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 11:00 to 2:00 p.m., in the Durr branch of the Kenton County Public Library on Nicholson Road the public is invited to have their old photos scanned for placement on the library’s website. Note that the originals will be returned to the owner. (After the scanning session author Bob Webster is scheduled to speak on “Northern Kentucky’s Long-Forgotten Neighborhood Movie Theaters.”) 



The KCHS expects to host another membership (with guests) picnic on Saturday, July 28th similar to last year when the KCHS celebrated its 40th anniversary with a picnic at a Pioneer Park picnic shelter on Highway 17.


Ramage civil War Days

On August 18th and 19th the KCHS plans again to have a booth at the Ramage Civil War Museum for Battery Hooper Days.



Behringer Crawford Museum


Storied Threads, an art quilt exhibit, continues through May 13, 2018. Photographs, seashells, food wrappers, group collages and African and Guatemalan fabrics are among elements rendered by artists in these spectacular quilts.  Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays - at 1600 Montague Road, Devou Park, Covington, KY. For more information, call 859-491-4003.


Music@BCM, the annual spring and summer concert series, begins Thursday, May 3rd, 7-9 p. m. with “Live From New York with Nicole Zuraitis.” It’s an evening of original compositions, beautiful vocals and superb keyboard work by award-winning vocalist, pianist and songwriter Nicole Zuraitis. Weather permitting, concerts are held in BCM's outdoor amphitheater. They move indoors when weather is forbidding. Guests are encouraged to bring folding chairs or blankets for seating. Doors open at 6 p.m. when there will be available for purchase bottled water, soft drinks and adult beverages and a selection of food from Colonial Cottage of Erlanger. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12.  The next concert date will by May 17. This Thursday evening series becomes weekly starting June 7th.




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

May 10th, Wilder City Building: The Pompilio  Family and Restaurant -- Dan Pompilio
June 14th, Cold Spring City Park: Annual Picnic with Awards








Kenton County Historical Society

P.O. Box 641

Covington, KY  41012