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Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Famous Lytle Neighbors

Lytle Park Series

 
 
Famous Lytle Neighbors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
1. Famous Lytle Neighbors Marker
Inscription.
Dr. Daniel Drake (1785-1852),
the city's most famous physician-
surgeon and founder of the
Ohio Medical College, made his
home on nearby Third Street.
He was an outstanding author,
historian and scientist.

Dr. Richard Allison (1757-1816),
physician to the troops at
Fort Washington, was the first
man to purchase land and build
a home in the Lytle area.

Stephen Collins Foster
(1826-1864), the American com-
poser, spent four years (1846-50)
of his rather brief life in a
home fronting on Lytle Square.
 
Erected by Park Board Volunteers, the Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, and Public-Spirited Citizens.
 
Location. 39° 6.036′ N, 84° 30.247′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Click for map. Marker is one of a series on a wall near the SSW corner of Lytle Park, about 250 feet SE of the intersection of East 4th Street and Ludlow Street. The markers are about 150 feet east of the Guilford Building, 421 East 4th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lytle Park (here, next to this marker); A Beginning . . .
Lytle Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Lytle Park Markers
(here, next to this marker); Lytle At Christmas (a few steps from this marker); Fort Washington (a few steps from this marker); The Taft Museum (a few steps from this marker); Cincinnati's First Playground (a few steps from this marker); President William Howard Taft (a few steps from this marker); "Lincoln - The Man" (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable PersonsNotable PlacesScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers
 
Lytle Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Lytle Park Markers
Lightpoles from the Cincinnati Reds' Great American Ballpark are in distance.
Lytle Park, Looking Northeast image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Lytle Park, Looking Northeast
Dr. Daniel Drake Photo on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
5. Dr. Daniel Drake Photo on Marker
Stephen Foster Photo on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
6. Stephen Foster Photo on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 667 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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