Beverly Hills, 1949
|The Beverly Hills Supper Club|
165 People Died Here, May 28, 1977. The Cincinnati Enquirer's Story is here.
Beverly Hills Matchbook
Entrance from US 27 - Alexandria Pike
Beverly Hills Scenes, December, 1969
The Menu for the Trianon Room at Beverly Hills
I forget some people aren't old enough to
remember where it was . . .
Google maps to the contrary, you can not drive up Beverly Hills Drive.
It's private property, so no trespassing.
And when you ignore me, wear boots.
If you have even the slightest interest in the Beverly Hills fire, I urge you to get and read a copy of Robert Webster's book, The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire: The Untold Story Behind Kentucky’s Worst Tragedy, along with contributors David Brock and Tom McConaughy. Webster's exhaustively researched work not only starts with a history of Newport's corruption, but goes on the make a convincing case for the fire being the result of arson by the mob, and a cover up of that fact by the authorities. It's in most area book stores, or you can get it online, here.
Kefauver Commission's Report had a profit
statement from Beverly Hills. It's here.
Beverly Hills was earlier known as The Old Kaintuck Castle.
Long time Newport club
owner Pete Schmidt changed the name to Beverly Hills (after his daughter Beverly),
and remolded extensively
Read more Beverly Hills history at this site.
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