fort thomas businesses

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The Lubitorium The Fort Theatre Hiland Theatre
with Tea Room and Candy Store
There's a Subway
there now, and it was at one time
home of the Busy Bee Bar. Note
the trolley tracks. Car believed
to be a 1932 Ford.
Donald Neumeister posted this
one on Facebook.

These days, the building
on the right is Coffman's
Realty.

 

The Highland Theatre opened on
August 3, 1927, and seated 750. 
The first show was Senorita,
starring Bebe Daniels.  It closed
in March of 1979.

 

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Stegner's Grocery
Ft. Thomas Avenue at
Miller, c. 1905
Stegner's Grocery,
c. 1930
Ruth Pulsfort and George H.
Stegner inside the store

 

 

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Inside the remodeled store
in 1958 after a fire.
That's George H. Stegner, Ruth Pulsfort,
and George's wife Marie in the front;
 Marge Jarvis and and Bill Wessel in the rear.
A cookie display
inside the store.

 

Scharolds

George and Anna Scharold's Grocery,
1135 S. Fort Thomas Avenue
from a Facebook post by Cathy Martin

 

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Busy Bee Carryout, 1934
Ft. Thomas Avenue at Highland

Inside the Clover Leaf Store, 1959
David Mahaney writes on Facebook: “The Clover Leaf Dairy
was at the top of Highland Ave on the South side right behind
the Highland Bank that was on the corner of Highland and S Ft
Thomas Aves. There also was a Clover Leaf Dairy on S Ft Thomas
Ave at the corner of Shawnee Ave.  Just south of entrance to
the Army Post which is now Tower Park.  Earlier, the
The
Jersey Farms Dairy Store.”

 

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Al Stegeman's Highland Auto Garage Co., left, 1923
Cadillac & Oldsmobile
later a roller rink; still later a Kroger; currently a Convenient Store/Bank parking lot

 

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Boron,
1501 Alexandria Pike, 1972
E. D. Collins Motor Co.
Bivouac and Ft. Thomas Avenues
Log Cabin Service Station 
Floyd Prickett, Proprietor
Alexandria Pike (where
Moore's Home Improvement was)

 

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Dietrich's Club House,
The car on the right is a  1910 Reo, and
the one on the left a 1910 Packard.
Summit Lodge

The two buildings above are the same building. If you want a little more background on it, go here, and also here.

 

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As demonstrated here, early post offices could be placed anywhere, and moved sometimes with each election and the patronage therefrom. This is Col. Egbert and Judge Newman's tobacco store, a couple of hundred feet north of the tower, and a US Post Office, among other things.

 

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Highland Telephone Exchange
Mt. Pleasant and Highland Avenues

Dobbling and Son
 Funeral Home

Fort Thomas
Building & Loan

 

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Newport National
Bank, 1971
Inside Fort Thomas's
 Highland Bank,
Fort Thomas Bellevue
Bank, 1970
 
Fort Thomas Bellevue Bank, 1955. 
The building opened on March 26, 1955.

 

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Paul Sipes, President,
Highland Bank
Howelll R. Hensley, President,
Fort Thomas Bank

Campbell Frill Line