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Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine

Published by the Kenton County Historical Society for over 20 years, 2019 begins a new chapter for Northern Kentucky Heritage magazine.  Now published by the History and Genealogy Department of the Kenton County Public Library, this award-winning periodical comprises articles of interest from the entire 10-county region!  Articles are contributed by prominant local historians, as well as students from Northern Kentucky University and Thomas More University.

Subscription is included with Society membership at the "Enhanced" level.  Also, back issues are available from our "Online Store" page.  A listing of previous issues is shown below and a link to a complete index has been provided.  Most back issues are sold at $5.00 each; newer issues at regular price ($10.00 each).  * denotes issues out of print and available only on CD).


 
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Editorial Board:

Karl J. Lietzenmayer, Senior Editor; W. Terry Averbeck, Circulation; Robert D. Webster, Artistic Design and Layout;
James C. Kelly and Sheryn Labate Editors-at-large; Dr. Eric Jackson, and Dr. J.T. Spence, Editorial Board;
Dr. Raymond Hebert, Thomas More College; Dr. Brian Hackett and Dr. Andrea Watkins, Northern Kentucky University.

 

INDEX TO ARTICLES

Clik the link below to view or print a complete index to all articles published in Northern Kentucky Heritage

INDEX

 

Previous Issues:

* Volume I, No. 1   
  - Riverside Renaissance: Covington’s Riverside   Michelle Stamm
  - Pioneer Aviation in Grant County, Kentucky    John E. Leming, Jr.
  - Edward Strubel: Composer, Church Musician   Karl Lietzenmayer
  - Simon Kenton: A Brief History   Lawrence R. Borne

* Volume I, No. 2   
 
 - Kentucky’s Smallest County   Carl Bogardus and Gypsy Gray
  - B.F.H. Hellebusch, Church Musician   Juliana Mattei Hellebusch
  - James “Pigmeat” Jarrett: A Story of the Blues   Carolyn Clark
  - Sam Hill Stories of John Uri Lloyd   Edited by: Mike Flannery
  - KY Orphan Brigade & Men from Grant County   John E. Leming, Jr.
  - African-American Elkdom and B.F. Howard of Covington   Ted Harris
  - A Kid Pleaser: Seckatary Hawkins of Robert Schulkers   Judy Findson

* Volume II, No. 1   
  - Northern Kentucky Covered Bridges   L.K. Patton
  - KKK Murder in Owen County   Thomas Fiske
  - More Sam Hills Stories of John Uri Lloyd   Edited by: Mike Flannery
  - J.T. Earle, Last Mayor of Latonia   Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Grave of a Forgotten Soldier (Pendleton Co.)   Herman Siebert, Jr.
 - Edward Everett Barton (Pendleton County)    Charles E. Barton 

Volume II, No. 2   
  - History of Carroll County    Mary Ann Gentry
  - Judge William S. Pryor    Thomas Fiske
  - More Sam Hills Stories of John Uri Lloyd    Edited by: Mike Flannery
  - A Look at Sears Houses in Northern Kentucky    Leah Konicki
  - Life & Death of Maj. Abram Wileman (Pendleton Co.)    Eric Nagle
  - William Arnold: First Sheriff of Grant County     Virgil Chandler, Jr.
  - Parks for the People in Northern KY (Part 1)    Dr. Joseph Gastright

Volume III, No. 1   
  - Newport, Kentucky (1795-1995)    Thomas Purvis
  - Ben Lucian Burman (1895-1984)    C. Harvey Gardiner
  - Germantown: Best Town in 2 Counties   J. Henderson & K. Hinson
  - Congressman Asa P. Grover    Thomas Fiske
  - Prehistory of Northern Kentucky    June Krantz
  - More Sam Hills Stories of John Uri Lloyd     Edited by: Mike Flannery

* Volume III, No. 2  
  - Streetcars in Northern Kentucky    Earl W. Clark, Jr.
  - Early Baseball     Bill Schneider
  - Musse’ de Venoge: History Shared across  Ohio    Thomas Weaver
  - Daniel Henry Holmes (1816-1898)    Betty Nordheim
  - An International Edge: Kelly-Koett Co. (1903-1956)    John H. Boh
  - Bracken County & Brooksville Railroad    John E. Leming, Jr.
  - Parks for the People in Northern KY (Part 2)    Dr. Joseph Gastright

Volume IV, No. 1   
  - Agriculture in Bracken County    Stephen Appleman
  - Education in Augusta, KY    Stephen Appleman
  - Augusta Jail (1803)    Jack Weiss
  - Gen. William Orlando Butler (1791-1880)    Mary Ann Gentry
  - Lewis Vallandingham: 15-yr-old Soldier    Vallandingham and Fiske
  - From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus - How it Started   Carl Bogardus
  - Kentucky’s First Woman Dentist (Carroll Co.)    Carl Bogardus
  - Covington’s Bavarian Brewery    Leah Konicki, AICP

Volume IV, No. 2   
  - Mason County Museum    Jean Calvert and Sue Ellen Grannis
  - Kenton Hills Pottery    Nick and Marilyn Nicholson
  - Boone Co.’s Carlton District (Rabbit Hash)    Caitlyn & Calllie Clare
  - Orangeburg, Mason County - 200 Years    Edyth Ryan
  - Southgate School, Newport (1866-1955)    Ted Harris
  - Bicentennial History of Bracken County    John E. Leming, Jr.
  - Murder of Henry B. Vallandingham (Owen Co.)    Thomas Fiske

Volume V, No. 1   
  - Stewart Iron Works: A Kentucky Centennial Co.    Karl Lietzenmayer
  - Dinsmore Homestead (Boone Co.)    Gail Chastang
  - Preston Plantation/Delia Webster    Pam and Paul Venard
  - General Charles Scott (1739-1813)    Dr. Carl Bogardus

Volume V, No. 2
  - John Roberts Coppin: The Family & Company    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Fleming County’s Most Horrible Rail Accident (1907)    Wade Coope
  - John Marshall & the Western Country    Irwin Rhodes
  - Bracken Co. & the Great Slave Escape of 1848    John E. Leming, Jr.
  - Drifting & Dreaming: Haven Gillespie, Songwriter    William Frost
  - Collision of Steamboats “United States” & “America”     Bogardus

Volume VI, No. 1   
  - Latonia Racetrack (1883-1939)    Dr. James Claypool
  - James Tandy Ellis: Sage of Ghent, KY    William Rouse Jillson
  - “Chronic Want” of Cincinnati: A Southern Railroad    Paul Tenkotte
  - Mayoral Power & Gov. Revolution in Covington    J.T. Spence, AICP
  - Pendleton County: A Bicentennial Celebration    Mildred Belew
  - Newport Barracks: Forgotten Military Installation   Joseph Donnelly
  - Carrollton’s Glauber Shoe Store    George Harper
 - Piatts: Early Boone County Family     Rankin & Blakely

Volume VI, No. 2   
  - Ft. Thomas Military Post    Betty Daniels
  - St. Elizabeth Hospital - 125 Years    Patricia McMillen
  - The Montagues in America    Nancy Montague Grall
  - Underground Railroad in Covington    Ted Harris
  - Grandma’s House: New Twist in Genealogy    Diane Neibert
  - River Steamers of Coney Island    Dr. Carl Bogardus

Volume VII, No. 1   
  - Steamboats (Part 1)    Dr. Carl Bogardus
  - Revolutionary War Battle: Martin’s Station    Henry Don Lee
  - Caleb Powers - His Association with Goebell    W. S. Oxendine
  - Dayton, KY: A Brief History of 150 Years    Charles Tharp
  - Navigation Lights on the Ohio River    Dr. Carl Bogardus

Volume VII, No. 2   
  - Odd Fellows Hall, Covington    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Russell Family Legacy (Maysville)     Russell & Anderson
  - Regional Historic Structures    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Banking in Kentucky (1802-1835)     Lisa V. Barrett
  - My Life on the Steamboat “Majestic”    Garrett Neal Reynolds
  - The Covington Turners    James T. Bradley

Volume VIII, No. 1   
  - Reconstruction of the Roebling Bridge     Dr. Joseph Gastright
  - Ellis Crawford & Behringer-Crawford Museum   Lorna Petty Harrell
  - Who Killed William Goebel?    Norman Snider
  - Camp Nelson: Its Role in the Civil War    Dr. W. Stephen McBride
  - The Kroger Story    George Laycock
  - Kenton County Public Library    Cox, Onkst, Carroll & Carson
  - Ancestors Married in Gretna Green?    Barbara Keyser Garguillo

Volume VIII, No. 2   
 
 - Artist Leon Lippert    Thomas Lippert
  - Lt. Stephen G. Sharp, CSA    John Marshall Prewitt
  - Historic Preservation in Northern Kentucky    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Jimmy Lee Eldred: Teaching Piano 60 Years    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Old Kentucky Watering Places    William Coleman & James Kelly
  - Formation of Robertson County     Anjanette Gifford

Volume IX, No. 1   
 
 - Stanley F. Reed: Supreme Court Justice    Genevieve Hill
  - Riverside Assailed: Turning Point of a City    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Ludlow, KY (1864-1964 and Beyond)    City of Ludlow and NKH Staff
  - Latonia Springs    Dr. Joseph Gastright
  - Urban Row Houses in Northern Kentucky    Alexandra K. Weldon
  - John R. Coppins Photographs     Staff

Volume IX, No. 2  
 
 - Great Escapes: The Underground Railroad    Diane Perrine-Coon
  - Perryville Battle - the Aftermath    Stuart Sanders
  - Historic Structures    NKH Staff
  - Early Homesteads in Ft. Thomas    Betty M. Daniels
  - The Distillery at Petersburg (Part 1)    Matthew Becher

Volume X, No. 1   
  - Cathedral Basilica of Covington     Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Frank Duveneck, Painter & Teacher    LGillham & Lietzenmayer
  - The Distillery at Petersburg (Part 2)    Matthew Becher
  - Escape from Indian Captivity: Mary Ingles    A. Eckert & J. Ingles

Volume X, No. 2   
  - Big Bone Lick: Jefferson and Lewis & Clark    Don Clare
  - Louisiana Purchase and Eastern Legacy    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - York: The Slave Who Went With Lewis & Clark     Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Nine Young Men from Kentucky    George H. Yater
  - George Shannon: One of the Nine Men From KY   Carolyn S. Denton
  - Civil War Spy Discovered in Covington    Bernie Becker
  - Washington, KY’s Duke-Coburn House    Karl J. Lietzenmayer

Volume XI, No. 1   
 
 -Villa Madonna Acad. & Benedictines    T. Wolking and J. Schwartz
  - Silver Grove - Not a Company Town    Betty Daniels
  - Civil War Hospitals in Covington    Jack Simon
  - Margaret Garner - Why Did She Do It?    Eileen Gaston
  - Abolitionists Arthur and James Thome    Caroline Miller
  - Hooper Battery: Civil War Site Preserved    Staff

Volume XI, No. 2  
  - Pompilio’s Restaurant    Michael R. Sweeney
  - The Brownings: Maysville Family    Elizabeth “Liz” Comer
  - Death of Representative William P. Taulbee    Caroline Miller
  - First Steamboat on the Western Waters    J.H.B. Latrobe
  - The Real Story of Sacagawea    Phyllis Yeager
  - Background of Kentucky History    Robert S. Cotterill

Volume XII, No. 1   
  - Covington’s Baker-Hunt Foundation    Whitson & Jacobs
  - A 19th Century Irish-American Hero    Hal Douglas Burge
  - The Gaines Tavern, Walton, KY     Elizabeth “Liz” Comer
  - Slavery & Two Families: Gaines & Garner    Ruth Brunings
  - National Underground Railroad Freedom Center    Staff
  - Slavery & Aftermath in Boone County    Paul Tanner
  - John Griffin Carlisle    John H. Boh

Volume XII, No. 2   
 
 - Henry Bruce and Gen. John Hunt Morgan     Stephen McMurtry
  - Defense of Cincinnati & William Hooper   Kenneth Crawford
  - May’s Lick (Mason County)    Lynn David and Liz Comer

Volume XIII, No. 1   
  - Droege and Bogenschutz    Edmondson, Droege & Deters
  - Devou Park    P. Andrew Spoor
  - Politics and Hatfield & McCoy Feud    Bethany Richter

Volume XIII, No. 2   
  - R.A. Jones Manufacturing Company     Reyes and Hemmert
  - Burlington’s Cornfield Edison: Frank S. Milburn    Matthew Becher
  - Lurking Rebels: Civilian Arrests in Harrison County    William Penn

Volume XIV, No. 1   
  - Covington’s Monte Casino    Robert D. Webster
  - Postmarked Covington    Janet Klug
  - Country Stores    Diane Perrine-Coon
  - St. Paul Church    Robert Langenderfer
  - Black Brigade    Alvin L. Bartlett
  - Kuchle Family    Carol Kuchle Whitehead

Volume XIV, No. 2   
  - William Clark at Big Bone Lick, KY (1807)    Donald E. Clare, Jr.
  - St. Mary of the Assumption Church    Joshua L. Lange
  - Selling a Dream: The Founding of NKU    Melinda Sartwell
  - The Balcony is Closed    Robert D. Webster
  - Chester F. Geaslen: NKY’s 1st 20th Cen. Historian    James Ramage
  - Mountain Island: A Free Black Community    Chris Melfi

Volume XV, No. 1   
  - J.H. Kruse: War & the Terrible Threateners    Lisa Gilham
  - Separated at Birth: McDonald Bros Courthouses   Matthew Becher
  - Lustron Living    Kim A. O’Connell

Volume XV, No. 2   
  - The Winstons and Their Legacy    Erica Wagner
  - Earthquakes and Northern Kentucky    Robert D. Webster
  - Holy Cross High School: 86 Years of Change     Robert Knox
  - The Kentucky Raid: The Cassopolis Outrage    Debian Marty
  - No Halloween: Harrison Co. Spanish Influenza of 1918    Philip Naff
  - W.S. Haviland: Cynthiana Civil War Damage Claims    William A. Penn
  - Old Kentontown Church (Robertson Co.)    James G. Dempsey

Volume XVI, No. 1   
  - Before the Age of Steam – Flatboats    Dr. Carl Bogardus
  - Captain Henry M. Shreve     Dr. Carl Bogardus
  - Cornerstone of a Community: West Covington   Ron Einhaus
  - Military Assessment of the Battle of Blue Licks    Eric J. Walter
  - Simon Girty: A Short Biography    Eric J. Walter
  - Henry Watterson: Crusading Newspaperman    Eric J. Walter
  - Morgan Academy: Burlington’s Earliest    Gina Russ
  - Irish Immigrants of the 19th Century (Harrison Co.)    Philip Naff

Volume XVI, No. 2   
  - Lafayette: His Remarkable Life    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - History of the Sisters of Notre Dame    Joan Terese Niklas, SND
  - Survey of German Settlement: 4 Mile Creek   Betty Daniels
  - Northern Kentucky Medal of Honor Recipients    Jack Wessling

Volume XVII, No. 1   
  - Ormsby M. Mitchel: the 19th Century Carl Sagan  Karl Lietzenmayer
  - The Know-Nothings    J.T. Spence
  - Mary Ingles: Truth and Myth    James Duvall
  - Juliet Miles: Female Conductor in the Borderlands   Caroline Miller
  - Seminary Square and the Todd-Bradford House    Jonathan Meyer
  - Abraham Lincoln & NKY/Greater Cincinnati   Paul A. Tenkotte
  - Edwin Forrest: America’s Great Shakespearian Actor   Jack Wessling

Volume XVII, No. 2  
  - The Bravest of Them All: Legend of Sam Bowman    John M. Lucas
  - History & Haunting of 44 Licking Pike, Campbell Co.    Crystal Cruze
  - Hidden from the Enemy by the Enemy   Caroline Miller
  - Recent Roebling Research: Roebling in Cincinnati   Don H. Tolzmann
  - Wendling Printing Company—A Family Affair    Betty Daniels
  - Mother of God Choral Club    Karl Lietzenmayer

Volume XVIII, No. 1   
  - Lily’s Chocolate Shop: An Immigrant’s Legacy  Chris & Ron Einhaus
  - Lagoon Amusement Park: NKY’s Playground   David Schroeder
  - Michael Cassidy (1755-1829): Fleming Co.    Mary Ann Wainscott
  - Schwab, Koehnken, Grimm:  Organ Builders    Karl  Lietzenmayer
  - Frederick M. Jones: Mechanic and Engineer   Sheryn Labate
  - The Church in Chains   Analisa Mason
  - Private Tutors and Educating Girls: Dinsmore Homestead and other
      Affluent Southern Farms/Plantations (1800-1850)    Gina Russ

Volume XVIII, No. 2   
  - A Home of Our Own: Suburb of Ft. Mitchell    Tenkotte and Hartke
  -  James K. Copenhaver/Holmes High School Band   Robert  Webster
  - Newport Steel Mill:  Karl Lietzenmayer
  - An Immeasurable Legacy: Ernst Family of No. KY   Clare Poynter
  - M.C. Motch, Jewelers: A Centennial Company   Karl J. Lietzenmayer

 

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Volume XIX, No. 1  
  - Cincinnati Union Terminal    Sheryn Labate
  - Civil War Women of Valor    Gina Russ
  - Sylvester Victor Eifert: Organist, Teacher (1880-1955)   Anne Herbert
  - Powhatan Beaty: Unsung Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
  - Fedders Family: 4 Generations/Fedders Co.   Karl  Lietzenmayer

Volume XIX, No. 2   
  - Pioneers of Progress: Southgate Family (Part 1)   Melinda Sartwell
  - The Peculiar Institution of Augusta College    Teri Horsley
  - Back to Their Roots: Northern Kentucky Wineries    Andrea Dee
  - Rope Walks & Bonte Company of Dayton, KY    Gretchen Gauldin
  - Ante-Bellum Politics    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - African-American Boy Scout Troops in No. KY    Theodore Harris

Volume XX, No. 1  
  - Rebirth of the Cox Building, Maysville   Orloff G. Miller, Ph.D.
  - The War of 1812 and Kentucky     Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - Pioneers of Progress: Southgate Family (Part 2)    Melinda Sartwell
  - The Sherman Tavern on the Dry Ridge Trace    Barbara Brown
  - The Love of Christ Impels Us: A Bicentennial History of the Sisters of
        Charity of Nazareth in Northern KY  David Schroeder, MA, MSLS

Volume XX, No. 2   
  - Albert B. “Happy” Chandler: Ky’s Huey Long    Karl J. Lietzenmayer
  - My Dear Mollie    James Ott
  - William B. Phillips: Maysville Community Leader    Stephen Oldfield
  - Frank Bezold General Merch.: A 100-Year Legacy   Tracy DeBellevue
  - Bowling in Northern Kentucky    Robert D. Webster
  - Was Melody of Star Spangled Banner Really A Drinking Song?    Staff

  - Tragedy on I-71: Carrollton Bus Crash 25 Yrs Later    Robert Webster

Volume XXI, No. 1   
 
 - Early NKY Settlements an Battle of Blue Licks  Robert D. Webster
  - The Sells' Kentucky Long Rifle    Caroline Miller
  - Pioneers of Progress: Southgate Family (Part 3)    Melinda Sartwell
  - The American Whig Party in No. Kentucky    J.T. Spence, PhD., AICP
  - The Role of Religion in the Committee of 500 and its Effects on
          Newport, Kentucky's Civic Progress    Matt Yagle
  - Mason County: Reinvented for Relevance    Jeff Steller
  - Stairways to Salvation     S. Winslow, with A. Boehringer

Volume XXI, No. 2   
- The Late Governor William Goebel    Marianne C. Walker
- Park Hills, Kentucky: An Idyllic Suburb    Iris Spoor
- Devou Park: Beginnings    J. Kreinbrink and D. VonStrohe
- The Moonshines on My Old Kentucky Home    Abigail Quiroa
- Ed Schneider: Soaring Above the Clouds   Robert Langenderfer
- Ghost Ship of Boone County    NKH Staff
- "Toto, We're Not in Napa Valley Anymore": The Viticulture Industry on
        Prospect Hill, Covington, Kentucky    David Breetzke

Volume XXII, No. 1   
- A Ride Out Madison Pike, Kenton County    Robert D. Webster
- Godfrey Nicholas Frankenstein: Scenic Artist    Robert D. Webster
- Augusta Trappers to Western Mountain Men     Caroline R. Miller
- The Great Diamond Swindle     Karl Lietzenmayer
- Morgan's Raid: Its Effects and Significance  Charles E. Stevenson, Jr.
- Giant Concrete Arrows Across America   McClanahan                            

Volume XXII, No. 2

- Gateway City: Covington, Ky, 1815-2015 (Part 1)    Paul Tenkotte
- Dr. George Sperti: NKY’s 20th Century Inventor      Bridget Striker
- Margaret Mitchell’s Editor: John Marsh     Marianne Walker
- A Lieutenant of the fighting Sixth: Jules Garesche Ord    James Ott
- The Rugby: More than Just a Building    William T. Stolz

Volume XXIII, No. 1   
- Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: NKU Students Unearth Lost History of the Clermont (Parker) Academy    M. Kelley and K. C. Lackey
- Gateway City: Covington, KY (Part 2)    Paul Tenkotte
- The Underground Railroad in Southwest Ohio and KY:  Jackson
- A Prehistory of Northern Kentucky    Robert D. Webster

Volume XXIII, No. 2   
- Christopher Gist in Northern Kentucky?     Robert D. Webste
-
The Legal Lynching of John Montjoy    Katie Bramell
- Westside    Christopher Harris and Kevin Karp

Volume XXIV, No. 1   
-Lewis Craig, Washington, KY, and the Great Awakening    David Ivory
- Henry Stanbery: Defender of a President    Karl Lietzenmayer
- King Cholera in Covington, KY (1832-1873)    Arnold Taylor
- Louisville Slugger    Karl Lietzenmayer
- Will Radcliff: Slush Puppy Founder    Michael Monks
- The Perils of My Aunt Pauline & the Powder Puff Derby
                                                Terry Cummins, with Karl Lietzenmayer

Volume XXIV, No. 2   
- Rebirth of the Rabbit Hash General Store    Robert D. Webster
- Siege of Cincinnati/Struggle for the Bluegrass   Taylor Kessen
- The World of William Longstreet  Gregory Warner
- Speers Memorial Hospital    Courtney Neltner

Volume XXV, No. 1   
- The Making of the Kentucky Central Railroad    Dr. Joseph Gastright
- The Twin Tunnels at Grants Bend   Taylor Kessen
- Enslavement, Freedom: Susan Lampkins Family in Campbell County       During Antebellum Years       Shirlene Jensen and Eric R. Jackson
- The Barkshire and Hawkins Families of Boone County and Rising Sun: An Underground Railroad Borderlands Story    Hillary Delaney
- Sculptor's Reputation Equals His Work: Clement J. Barnhorn   Jim Reis

Volume XXV, No. 2   
- Coming Down the Pike: Takes from Covington's Iconic Corridor
                                         Olivia Dohn, Kaira Tucker, and Krysta Wilham
- The Dorsel Family: An American-dream Story    Karl Lietzenmayer
- The Case of the Kindly Sheriff  Clayton Reed Condor
- Handlebar Cops: The Covington Police Bike Patrol   John T. Spence
- Remembering a Fleming Co. Native's Handshake   Charles Maddox

Volume XXVI, No. 1

- The Falmouth Flood of 1997   Brandon Mason
- The Oxley and West Families     Olivia Dohn
- Frances Braun Ritz Wagner Rice (1815-1884)    Susan J. Court
- Cincinnati and the Civil War's Armored Navy   Jonathan Beer

 

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