“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fort Wright, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Kenton County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Kenton County, KY (106) Boone County, KY (55) Campbell County, KY (49) Grant County, KY (6) Pendleton County, KY (8) Hamilton County, OH (345)  KentonCounty(106) Kenton County (106)  BooneCounty(55) Boone County (55)  CampbellCounty(49) Campbell County (49)  GrantCounty(6) Grant County (6)  PendletonCounty(8) Pendleton County (8)  HamiltonCountyOhio(345) Hamilton County (345)
Independence and Covington are both the county seat for Kenton County
Fort Wright is in Kenton County
      Kenton County (106)  
      Boone County (55)  
      Campbell County (49)  
      Grant County (6)  
      Pendleton County (8)  
      Hamilton County, Ohio (345)  
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1 Kentucky, Kenton County, Fort Wright — 2634 — 3-L (LLL) Highway
The route was tagged as the 3-L Highway in 1921, before state or federal roads were in Ky. To help tourism by car, white signs with blue Ls were placed along roads connecting Louisville, Lexington, & Latonia. Travelers could reach Churchill Downs, . . . Map (db m201105) HM
2 Kentucky, Kenton County, Fort Wright — 546 — Fort Mitchel
Near here stood old Ft. Mitchel, erected Oct., 1861. Scene of several skirmishes between CSA forces under Gen. Henry Heth and USA troops under Gen. Lew Wallace Sept., 1862. Major anchor in a line of seven forts defending Cincinnati. They ran along . . . Map (db m78030) HM
3 Kentucky, Kenton County, Fort Wright — 1917 — Fort Wright
Near here stood Fort Wright, built in Sept. 1862 by Union troops to help defend Cincinnati area from advancing Confederate armies. Fort named for Maj. Gen. Horatio G. Wright, USA, who later was chief engineer for completion of the Washington . . . Map (db m171492) HM
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Apr. 15, 2024