King Cholera in Covington, KY 1832-1873
NKY History Hour - Wednesday, March 3, 6:30 p.m.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, epidemics of “King Cholera” struck fear in the hearts of people, no matter what their class in society. A person could be healthy in the morning and be dead from cholera by nightfall. It was called an equal opportunity kililer because neither the poor nor the wealthy were spared.
The cause was not known. Prevention was guesswork. Treatment was often bizarre. The only certainty was that death followed more usually than not.
BCM Kicks Off Baseball Season with Negro League Exhibit
Diverse Diamond: Negro, Cuban and Latin American Baseball
After a short winter break for housecleaning and reorganization, Behringer-Crawford Museum welcomes guests back at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 20 for a new year of engaging displays and activities, highlighted by an exhibit dedicated to Negro League baseball.