Benefits of Being a Member:

* Bulletin of the Kenton County Historical Society

Six issues (one year) of our 12-page, bi-monthly newsletter featuring articles on Kenton County history; a calendar of upcoming events; and on-going features such as “Then and Now” photos, a “This Day in Kentucky History” timeline, and the “Mystery Photo” challenge.  Previous article topics include:

The 3-L Highway     Black Brigade     Baker-Hunt Foundation     Covington in the Civil War     Daniel Henry Holmes     Tanneries and Saddle Makers

Roebling Suspension Bridge     The Traveling Church     Margaret Garner     Local Wineries     Covington’s First Mayor     Protestant Children’s Home

 The Green Line     Independence, KY     Simon Kenton     Linden Grove Cemetery     Peaselburg Neighborhood     St. Augustine Church

John G. Carlisle     Daniel Boone     Southern Kenton Co.     Kenton Hills     Railroads and Bridges     Jacob Fowler     Local Civil War Supply Lines

 From Buffalo to Banks     Pioneer Days     William Behringer’s Journals

* Northern Kentucky Heritage magazine

In print since 1992, this nationally-recognized periodical features expertly-written articles of interest on the people and places within the entire 10-county region.  A subscription is included at the “Enhanced Membership” level.  Here is just a sample of some past articles:

Early Settlements in Northern Kentucky     Blue Licks Battlefield     Covington in the War of 1812     A.B. “Happy” Chandler

Bowling Alleys of Northern Kentucky     African-American Boy Scouts     The Sherman Tavern     Big Bone Lick     Covington’s Monte Cassino

The Gaines Tavern     Gen. James Taylor, Jr.     Roebling Suspension Bridge     Behringer-Crawford Museum     Latonia Springs

Dinsmore Homestead     Covered Bridges of Northern Kentucky     Latonia Racetrack     Ft. Thomas Military Post     A Prehistory of Northern Kentucky

Slavery in  Northern Kentucky     Ludlow Lagoon Amusement Park     Covington’s Devou Park

* Annual Northern Kentucky Regional History Day

This annual event, held for more than 20 years now and co-sponsored by the Kenton County Historical Society, is the “main event” for anyone interested in the history of Northern Kentucky.  A full day of lectures, presentations, displays and vendor booths greet the participants - along with music and free refreshments.  Two admission tickets are included for those who join or renew at the "Enhanced Membership" level.


* Special Events and Discounts

Invitation to all Society events, such as lectures, presentations, guided tours of historical sites, and more; Discounts on publications sold through the Society; and, voting rights on all Society issues, including our annual election of officers.




 Go to our "online store" page and click "Society Membership" to join


There are three options for membership in the Kenton County Historical Society.  Look over the following choices and join today!  Don't like ordering "on-line"... simply print out our paper membership order form and mail it to us with a check.


“E” Membership: One year (six issues) of our award-winning Bulletin via email only$10.00

Basic Membership: One year (six issues) of our award-winning Bulletin – your choice of traditional paper copy or via email;                  invitation to all events such as presentations, lectures and tours; voting rights on all Society issues, including our annual             election of officers – $20.00

Enhanced Membership: All benefits of the Basic Membership, plus two admission tickets to the Annual Northern Kentucky             Regional History Day; a one-year subscription to Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine; and a 10% discount off             publications/merchandise in our Online Store$50.00



Kenton County Historical Society

P.O. Box 641

Covington, KY  41012