Welcome to the
James A. Ramage Civil War Museum
 

 

 

The Mission of The James A. Ramage Civil War Museum is to inform visitors about the defense of Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati during the Civil War and how the community came together to defend the area during this critical period in our nation's history.  The Museum preserves and interprets Northern Kentucky's unique role in the Civil War through archaeology, education and research.  The Museum also informs visitors about the history of the City of Fort Wright and its neighboring communities.

Please see our 2017 Calendar of Events on the Museum Events page.

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Museum Membership

A great way to show your support of the museum is to purchase a Museum Membership through our Hooper’s Heroes Membership Program. In addition to knowing you’re helping the museum in its mission of preserving local history, members will receive discounts in our gift shop and ongoing used book sale, and special members-only previews of upcoming special displays or events. Annual membership is just $20 for an individual or $35 for a family.  Form more information on memberships and a sign up form, please click here.

Battery Hooper Days

Volunteer Opportunities

 "The Best Offense"

Article in Smithsonian Magazine, September 2005


David Hopkins Diary

The James A. Ramage Museum Officially Opened on June 30, 2005
Formally named the James A. Ramage Civil War Museum and
Dedicated on August 20, 2005.

Hours of Operation:
Friday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We are looking for the right stuff! If you have local, authentic Civil War artifacts or memorabilia and want to donate it or lend it for exhibit and/or research purposes, please contact us an at the phone number shown below on the contact information list. We are also interested in items directly related to city of Fort Wright history. We will call you to set up a meeting!

Museum Address and Directions
1402 Highland Avenue
Fort Wright, KY 41011

From I-75 Northbound take Exit 189 - Kyles Lane. Turn right onto Kyles Lane and proceed 0.3 miles to second traffic light and turn left. At first stop sign, turn left onto Highland Avenue. Proceed 0.75 miles to the Community of Faith Presbyterian Church on left. Please park in the church parking lot.

From I-75 Southbound take Exit 189 - Kyles Lane. Turn left onto Kyles Lane and proceed 0.4 miles to third traffic light and turn left. At first stop sign, turn left onto Highland Avenue. Proceed 0.75 miles to the Community of Faith Presbyterian Church on left. Please park in the church parking lot.

Handicapped Parking is available at the Museum.  Follow directions above, but go only 0.7 miles down Highland Avenue - you will see a driveway to your left, follow that driveway to the top, Handicapped parking is to the left, next to the building.

James A. Ramage Civil War Museum Phone Number:  (859) 344-1145

City of Fort Wright Phone Number:  (859) 331-1700

Email Address: RamageCivilWarMuseum@gmail.com

 

Calendar Of Events
City Council Meetings
City Council Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 P.M.
Caucus Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM
Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Financial Audit
The audit for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2016 has been completed and the report is available for viewing.
The City of Fort Wright Tranparency Portal
In an effort to provide financial information that is more timely, clear and transparent, The City of Fort Wright is very pleased to present our Financial Transparency Portal. We have partnered with OpenGov, a leader in this space, to provide a new web-based financial transparency and analysis tool that dynamically presents the city's revenues and expenses from historical trends to line item level details. Click below to learn more about OpenGov!

409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011
Tel: 859-331-1700
Fax: 859-331-0454

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Blue & Gray Dinner
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Garden Club Plant Swap
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Bike Rodeo