The following presentation about the Cival War Era in Erlanger and Elsmere, Kentucky was presented at the Erlanger Branch of the Kenton County Library and presented by both the Erlanger and Elsmere Historical Societies. The presentation covers the Civil War and all the aspects of the lives of the generation that lived during that time, including the history of the war, the homes, the clothing, the entertainment, the 1860 census, the food, and the transportation. Many of the items on display that evening are located at the Erlanger Depot Museum on Crescent Ave in Erlanger, Kentucky. Come visit any Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday. Call 859-727-2630 for times.
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, through the preservation of the 1877 Depot Museum, the last remaining wooden depot structure between Cincinnati and Chattanooga.
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