About Us

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.

Get Involved

Join the Erlanger Historical Society -or- Make a Donation -or- Volunteer to Help us in Someway!  Your help is vital to the success of the Erlanger Historical Society preserving our history for future generations. Those who decided to get involved say it's fun and rewarding!


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.


The Story of Ke-o-me-zu Springs Resort – Buffington, Kentucky

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 […]