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Fort Mitchell is an appealing city, well known for its lovely homes, tree-lined streets, and strong community spirit. There are 8, 200 residents. Historically, Fort Mitchell was the site of a Civil War fortification built to defend the area. The city was named for Ormsby M. Mitchel, who designed the fortifications.
A community highlight is the Vent Haven Museum, the world’s only museum dedicated to ventriloquism with memorabilia including 700 dolls and objects.
The Highland Cemetery has 250 acres of land dedicated to wildlife, many of which are used as nature trails. This beautiful final resting place has many prominent and historical people buried there.
There are three parks in Fort Mitchell. Iris Road Park is small and offers a basketball court as well as lovely green spaces. Crescent Park has a play area and basketball court. The General Ormsby Mitchel Park features a large play area, picnic space, baseball and soccer fields as well as basketball, volley ball and tennis courts.
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017