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Kenton, Kentucky

Kenton Lakes, 1926


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Dining Room, Kenton
 Fishing Grounds
Kitchen Room, Kenton
 Fishing Grounds
Looking South, West
Main Lake, Kenton
Fishing Grounds

 

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 White Villa Club   White Villa Club 

 

Kenton Baptist Church Suspension Bridge
Kenton Baptist Church, 1948
from a Facebook post by Richard Hammons
(the boy in the shorts)

The swimming hole at Kenton Lakes
Thanks to Danielle Kemper for sending us this one.

 

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Kenton Fishing
Lakes, Kenton 
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 Grounds, Kenton
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Office and Lakeside
These two images are from the collection of the Public
 Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
   

 

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of Large Lake, Kenton

 

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Kenton Residence L & N Foreman's
House, Kenton

 

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The Thorn Hill Lake Drag Strip started as an airport for bootleggers.
Read a little more about the history at this site.
You can search YouTube for lots of contemporary videos.
(See the aerial of the abandoned airstrip at this site.
Thanks to Don Sturgeon for the heads up on the link.

 

Kenton, Kentucky

Benton Station, 1883
(An earlier name for Kenton)

  Rev. Paul Ryan's History of White Villa's
St. Matthews Chapel is here.
Portrait of Kenton, 1876 Some early newspaper accounts referred to Kenton
as Smoky Row.   Read one of them here
1876 Licking Valley farmers raise
major fruit crops - here.
1863 Correspondence from Benton Station
(an earlier name for Kenton) is at this site.

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A small collection of 1960's Kenton images.

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Lloyd's Auto Supplies, c. 1960's
Corner of Kenton Station Road and Decoursey Pike
Parr's Store, c. 1958
Thanks to Danielle Kemper for this one.

 

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We give you the absolutely perfect picture of summer.
left to right, Vicky Finnell, Kandy Wren, Kristy Wren, and Jean Earls

 

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Kenton Scenes

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