CAMPBELL COUNTY HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

7:00 pm, Thursday July 12, 2018

 

ATTENDANCE:     63

CALL TO ORDER

o   The July meeting was held at Doyle’s Country Club in Dayton Ky.

o   Tina Neyer and Austin Welch gave a presentation on Doyle’s Country Club, Tacoma Park and the Beaches of Dayton and Bellevue.

o    President Steve Battistone thanked Doyle’s and Tina Neyer for hosting the meeting and welcomed members and guests.

REPORTS

Treasurer’s Report

Glen Elsener reported that we have a balance on hand of $$6560. Glen also reported that the proceeds from the dance were $1190.78

 

Current Membership

 Jan Lester reported that 243 members have paid for 2018.

      

Newsletter

 Jan Lester reported that the September issue of the newsletter will be out at the end of August.  

 

Veterans Files

 There are currently 13,561 veteran forms in the collection.

 

Cemeteries

 There was nothing new to report on cemeteries. President Steve Battistone asked those in attendance to consider an active role in our cemetery research project.

 

David Leitch Cabin

President Steve Battistone gave an overview of the Leitch Cabin and its historical significance as well as the effort to preserve it. The cabin was built circa 1790 and was part of the first permanent settlement. Efforts are currently underway to acquire property for the relocation of the cabin. Steve is currently working on the potential of acquiring property from the Kentucky Transportation Department for the relocation.

             

Speaking Engagements  

There was nothing new to report on Speaking Engagements.

 

OFFICE BUSINESS

Gifts and Donations  

Richard McCormick reported on the gifts and donations that have been received since the last meeting.

History Day

There was nothing new to report, History Day 2019 will be held on March 23 at the Erlanger branch of the Kenton County Library.

 

EMAIL & Correspondence

1.     The Kentucky History and Genealogy Conference will be held at the Kenton County Library in Erlanger on August 10 & 11 this year and is free to the public.

2.     Boone County Library and the Daughters of the American Revolution will have a marker dedication ceremony for Revolutionary War Veteran Private Daniel Goff on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 2:00. The ceremony will be held at 1046 Gunpowder Road, Florence, Ky.

3.     Pendleton County Library is presenting a program in August on the Grassy Creek area.

CCH&GS Web Site

President Steve Battistone asked those in attendance to take a look at the society’s web site. Shirlene Jensen has done a phenomenal job updating it. The web site address is CCHGSKY.org.

Society Publications

Glenn Elsener and Shirlene Jensen are in the process of reformatting the society’s Hayfield book for reprinting.

Map Organization

CCH&GS is looking for a volunteer to organize the map collection. The objective is to create an index of the collection that can be made available on the organization’s web site.

            New Board Members

CCH&GS is in need of Board members, anyone interested was asked to contact President Steve Battistone.

OTHER

1.     Evergreen Cemetery - Mike Stull reported that the next meeting of the Friends of Evergreen Cemetery group will take place on August 2 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Ft. Thomas antique mall. The next cemetery cleanup day is scheduled for September 8, beginning at 12:30. A memorial service will be held at the cemetery on September 15th.  

2.     The city of Silver Grove reunion is scheduled for September 8th and CCH&GS will have a booth at the event. The city will provide a tent table and chairs for our use.  All CCH&GS members were invited to attend.

UPCOMING MEETINGS / EVENTS

 

August 9

Ft. Thomas Mess Hall – Talk on the Altamont Hotel presented by Erik Geiman.

September 13

Wilder – Essay Contest Winners to present their articles

October 11

Wilder – Lost Northern Kentucky presented by Dave Schroeder and Robert Schrage.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Member News

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Dan Christen

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Dan Christen (Secretary)

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