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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 several on-going features such as “Then and Now” photos 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    Green Line     Simon Kenton     Linden Grove Cemetery

     Peaselburg     John G. Carlisle     Daniel Boone     Railroads and Bridges     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     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     Latonia Racetrack     Ft. Thomas Military Post     Prehistory of Northern Kentucky

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


Annual Northern Kentucky Regional History Day

This annual celebration, 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 day of lectures, presentations, displays, and vendor booths greet the participants - along with music and free refreshments.  



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.