534 BeaumontFort Wright, KY 41011
To look at this pleasant, progressive community one would never guess what an exciting past it has. This is where General Horatio Governeur Wright helped defend the area against the Confederate invasion at the fortification called Fort Wright.
The" James A. Ramage Civil War Museum" in Fort Wright informs visitors about the defence of Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. Both public and private golf courses, pools and tennis courts are easily accessible to Ft. Wright residents.
There are several parks and memorials in Fort Wright. "Battery Hooper Park" is the place where Civil War enactments are hosted. Veterans’ Memorial, The "Garden for the Blind" is located next to Fort Wright City Hall and features plants at counter height along a concrete wall so people who are wheelchair bound can enjoy them. For the visually impaired, the park offers “nature that can be heard” include rustling grasses, a waterfall, as well as plants that can be touched and smelled. Other parks include "Volunteer Park", "Fort Tot Park" and the "Nature Center trails". (The expansive Devou Park is adjacent to the Fort Wright.)
Fort Wright, KY 41011