Ft. Thomas, KY - Attractions
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Ft. Thomas is located only 5 miles from downtown Cincinnati and offers many dining and shopping options as well as many historic sites, including the Stone Water Tower and the Ft. Thomas Military and Community Museum. The tower was built in 1890 and stands at the entrance of Tower Park, which also includes the military museum.
The city was named after Civil War General George Henry Thomas, who ranks as one of the top Union Generals of that war. Ft. Thomas has been an important center of military functions many times and served as a hospital, Army post, a center of recruitment and induction since its founding in 1890.