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8352 E Main St
2nd Floor
Alexandria, KY 41001
(859) 635-6407

Office Hours:
Tues 10am - 5pm
Thur 10am - 2pm
Sat 10am - 2pm


             June 27, 2015 — 10 am to 4 pm   

The Historical Society is planning a great party at the Alexandria Fairgrounds.  Join us and help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary.  Lots of fun is being planned for the entire family. 

Plans are well underway for our celebration event. At the current time we are working on the site layout, displays, and activities for one and all. The event will be free to the public. Here are some of the activities and displays we plan to offer:

Veteran Groups - Civil War Displays – Quilting Exhibit – DAR Display of Historic Homes – Tractor Show – Vintage Car Cruise-in – Greenline Bus – Fire Truck and Safety – Women’s Exhibit (Wedding Dresses - Textiles – Accessories – Home Items) – Military Display – Genealogy - Vintage Photographs – Digitized Photograph Display - Wine Tasting – Food and Beverages – Anniversary Dinner for CCH&GS Members (free) & Paying Guests – Face Painting – Children’s Activities – Tipi Exhibit - Live Music and Square Dancing Performers.

We are doing our best to keep our costs down and will be selling ads for our program for the day. We would like to suggest that you consider a family or business ad to be listed in the program - more on that later. What we are in need of at the present time are artifacts or antique items you may have that could be used in our displays. We will be housing precious items in the new Floral Hall at the fairgrounds. The items will be under lock and key and many will not be placed there until the morning of our event. The hall will be manned throughout the day. Right now we would like to know if you have anything to show, examples of items would be antique dresser sets, vintage wedding or regular dresses, knitted, embroidered or crochet items (you may even submit a photograph of the person who made the items), folk art of any kind or anything else you feel would be of interest to the general public. You may contact me or leave a message for me at the CCH&GS office (859) 635-6407.

I have one last request. As you know “many hands make light work” and we would love to have more volunteers to help us with our celebration. If you feel you have some time to spare and would like to be involved either in the preliminary work or on the day of the celebration, please give us a call and we will be most appreciative for your help.

Don’t forget to SAVE THE DATE: June 27, 2015!

Pam Casebolt - Planning Committee Chairperson

*For future meeting dates, see link in upper left of page.


Take a virtual tour of the Historical Society.

The 1872-73 Bellevue City Directory is now online here!

The 1878-79 Bellevue City Directory is now online here!

See hundreds of historic postcards from Campbell, Kenton & several other Northern Kentucky Counties!

This page also includes several 1800s maps. We have received written permission to use images Northern Kentucky Views in our pages. 

The Veterans Data Project

One of the most successful projects of the historical society has been the collection of information on Campbell County Veterans. With forms continuing to pour in, the project has already produced dozens of binders filled with data on veterans from every war. Many people have attached copies of important documents, pictures and other information relating to the veteran's service. Several other historical societies are considering duplicating the project in their area.

If you or your ancestor served in the military and also lived one or more years in Campbell County, we would like to add your information to our list of honored veterans. Please use the link below to access the Veterans form.


Thanks for your help!

Researching your ancestors in Campbell County?  In additon to our Archives and Research links at the top left of the page, you can also find loads of great genealogical information at Shirlene Jensen's Fantastic Campbell County Genweb Page.

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All members receive our quarterly newsletter "Campbell County History News", which was 
awarded third place in the 1998 Family Tree Newsletter Contest. The certificate states "This publication has been judged to represent the finest achievement in journalism and communication." You can see some articles from the newsletter in our Archives section.

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We are looking for volunteers to transcribe historical Campbell County information. If you have access to non copyrighted historical information (such as census records and tax lists) and can type and e-mail it to us then we would like to hear from you. Please advise which item you are interested in providing by e-mailing the Campbell County Historical Society before starting so items are not duplicated.

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