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Fort Mitchell in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Fort Mitchell Historic District

 
 
Old Fort Mitchell Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. Old Fort Mitchell Historic District Marker
Inscription.  
Placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
1989

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1989.
 
Location. 39° 3.222′ N, 84° 32.98′ W. Marker is in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Mitchell Avenue and Dixie Highway (U.S. 25/42), on the right when traveling west on Fort Mitchell Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Fort Mitchell Avenue, Ft Mitchell KY 41017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Confederate Thrust (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Mitchell Country Club Centennial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Mitchel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beechwood Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Financier / Confederate Benefactor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Wright (approx. ¾ mile away); Gen. Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel (approx. ¾ mile away); St. John the Evangelist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Mitchell.
 
Regarding Old Fort Mitchell Historic District.
Old Fort Mitchell Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
2. Old Fort Mitchell Historic District Marker
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From the National Register of Historic Places registration:

The Old Fort Mitchell Historic District, developed as one of Northern Kentucky's first "streetcar suburbs", is an early twentieth century residential neighborhood of 141 buildings. The district, developed continuously from the turn of the century through the 1930's, features an intact inventory of high-style and popular domestic architecture. Included are a number of excellent representations of the Neo-Colonial, Tudor Revival, and American Foursquare styles. The district also features fine examples of styles rarely seen in the area, including the Mission Revival, the Prairie, and Craftsman bungalow.

 
Also see . . .  Asset Detail | Old Fort Mitchell Historic District. National Register of Historic Places registration form (PDF) and photographs (PDF). (Submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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