Who Knew? Civil War buffs can see artifacts, a Lincoln life mask and real cannon close to home

FORT WRIGHT, Ky. - The Tri-State is home to many fascinating facts, offbeat oddities, and "I did not know that," moments. With that in mind, we introduce this new weekly feature. Read on to find out how you can submit an idea for "Who Knew?"

Greater Cincinnati was a key battleground of the Civil War despite little mention in the history books. Founded on a Northern Kentucky battery in Fort Wright, community members created a museum inside a vacant house on the former war site.

Rifles: Check. Uniforms: Check. A life mask of President Lincoln: Check. There's one place in the Tri-State where history buffs can get a unique Civil War fix.

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