Named after Alice Timberlake, daughter of Thornton Timberlake and the wife of John H. Stevenson.
Bartlett Avenue & Graves Avenue
Named after Bartlett Graves-1st citizen and 1st homes in City of Erlanger
Named after Henry Clay. A good friend of Thornton Timberlake. Clay visited the Timberlake home on several occasions.
Named after O. K. Price mayor 1953-1961 and former principal of Lloyd Memorial High School.
Named after Thornton Timberlake’s Grandmothers they were Elizabeth Dixon Timberlake and Elizabeth Grant Cravate both from Virginia.
Named after Theodor F. Hallam. Husband of Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) Stevenson. Theodore served in the Confederate Army, worked as a Washington correspondent for the Cincinnati Enquirer and was considered one of the best orators in the state of Kentucky.
Named after Marquis de Lafayette who visited Erlanger in 1825 as part of The Revolutionary War general’s tour of the US.
Named after John Uri Lloyd, a well -known local resident who had written the book, Stringtown on the Pike. He and his brothers were pharmacist.
Queen Street and Crescent Avenue
Named after the Queen and Crescent Railroad. The Queen and Crescent route, referred to Cincinnati as the “Queen City and New Orleans as the Crescent City.”
Named after Thomas Berry who was Sophia Berry Timberlake’s Grandfather. The Berry family was a very prominent family in Campbell County.
Named after the Timberlake Family. Highway maker on Stevenson Road in front of the Family home that still stands. Prominent Erlanger Family from the 1800’s.
Stevenson Family at the Sugar Grove home on Stevenson Road. Named after Dr. John H. Stevenson, a graduate of the Lexington Medical College. Married to Alice Timberlake. Alice was the daughter of Thornton Timberlake. As Major Timberlake grew older in 1855, his daughter and son in law moved into the old family home Sugar Grove. Dr. Stevenson was one of the leading physicians of Kenton and Boone Counties.
Named after Baron Frederick Emile d’Erlanger owner of the New Orleans, and Texas Pacific Railway Company. Known as the Queen and Crescent Route which ran through Erlanger, KY. Our city was also named after the Baron d’Erlanger.
Locust St , Maple St. Peach Tree, Pine Tree, Plum Tree, Spruce Tree, Maple Tree, Fir Tree
All named because of the many beautiful trees in the area.
About the Erlanger Elsmere Historical Society
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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