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August 10 NKY History Hour to explore the colorful history behind Covington’s flood wall murals

(Photo from BCM)

Stretching 100s of feet along Covington KY’s flood walls are eighteen magnificent, colorful murals by internationally acclaimed artist Robert Dafford and his team. These captivating images depict the rich history of Covington, Northern Kentucky and the Roebling Bridge from 8000 B.C. to 2008 A.D.

(Photo from BCM)

From prehistoric buffalo crossing the Ohio River to a more present-day depiction of the riverfront with historic riverboats and fireworks, each scene tells an important story of our area’s history while creating a spectacular visual effect.

Join local author and historian Karl Lietzenmayer, as he gives a virtual tour of Northern Kentucky’s beautifully painted water’s edge during the next virtual NKY History Hour at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 10. Register and participate in the free virtual presentation by Behringer-Crawford Museum online.

Information on how to connect to the Zoom session will be sent after registration. The event will also be streamed live on BCM’s Facebook page.

Karl Lietzenmayer

Lietzenmayer, long-time member of the Kenton County Historical Society, has edited and produced Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine for over 25 years and has promoted and documented Northern Kentucky history in many other ways — as researcher, adviser, tour guide and writer. He also has encouraged the preservation of original documents and photographs and helped start an intern program for budding historians.

NKY History Hours take place every other Wednesday evening. The sessions are currently free to the public but may become a BCM members-only benefit in the future.

To support NKY History Hour and access many other entertaining and thought-provoking programs for free, join BCM today.

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