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Founded in 1977, the mission of the Kenton County Historical Society is the promotion, preservation, research, and dissemination of Kenton County history and genealogy, especially as it relates to the larger community.


  • sponsor tours of historical sites;
  • host presentations and seminars;
  • co-sponsor the annual Northern KY Regional History Day;
  • have produced award-winning publications;
  • archive photographs and other documents at the Covington branch of the Kenton County Public Library;
  • have partnered with the Behringer-Crawford Museum in Devou Park and other organizations to promote and preserve local history;
  • man exhibit booths at various local events such as Roeblingfest, the Kenton County Fair, and the Ramage
    Civil War Museum;
  • support the publishing of Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine, an expertly-written publication covering the
    10-county region.

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Date: 4/22/23


Keynote Speaker: Bob Webster


It's finally time to bring back Regional History Day here in Kenton County. We are excited to announce after missing the last three years we are bringing it back to the Kenton County Library in Edgewood. 


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Our Officers and Board:

Joe Weber, President;  Karl Lietzenmayer, Vice President;
John Boh, Secretary;  W. Terry Averbeck, Treasurer.

Travis Brown, Dr. Ray Hebert, Elaine Kuhn, Pam Marcum, Ken Roenker, and Arnold Taylor.
Dennis Harrell, Robert Rich, and Bob Webster - Ex-officio