Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Mt. Airy Forest
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places April 13, 2010
* One of the nation's first city reforestation projects.
* Significant for its architecture and rustic design
* Noted for its employment of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), African-American laborers, who were stationed in the park.
* Significant for the craftsmanship of its buildings.
* Developed during the depression under Federal works programs.
* Significant for it landscape architecture and association with noted early 20th Century designer George Kessler and State Forester Edmund Secrest.
Location. 39° 10.783′ N, 84° 34.036′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Blue Spruce Road, on the right. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45223, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ludlow's Station (approx. 2.1 miles away); Manning Ferguson Force Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair (approx. 2.5 miles away); Boyhood Home of Dr. Winthrop Smith Sterling First Glass Door Oven (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion (approx. 3.9 miles away); Powhatan Beaty / Union Baptist Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cincinnati.
Categories. • African Americans • Horticulture & Forestry •
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