The Erlanger Historical Society published a History of Erlanger in 1997 cal “From Buffalo Trails to the 21st Century: the History of Erlanger” and it has sold hundreds of copies. Henry Childress’ history was a great help in compiling the history of the City of Erlanger. An Excerpt From The First Part of Henry F. […]
The Erlanger Historical Society was founded in 1990 to collect and preserve the artifacts, papers and other memorabilia and documentation for the city of Erlanger, Kentucky. The society exists to engage the citizens in the discovery of Erlanger's past.
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The Erlanger Historical Society organizes many events, meetings, and presentations throughout the year. Some of our notable events are our annual Heritage Day in September, our presentations at the Erlanger Branch of the the Kenton County Library, and our Historical Society Meetings.
In 1915 Mr. John R. Edgett and Mr. Blain Fulton open the Edgett & Fulton Lumber Company. It was located at 219 Crescent Avenue, Erlanger, Kentucky. That was before the Post Office changed all addresses of streets parallel with Dixie Highway. It is the same location as the present 3219 Crescent Avenue of the present […]
Buffington,Kentucky was described as an attractive town in the midst of rolling hills covered with highly productive fields. It was located at the end of Garvey Avenue in Elsmere, KY. The Ke-o-me-zu Springs was the original name given to the Springs. The Springs were later renamed Buffington Springs by the new owner, a West Virginia-born […]