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

Civic Organizations in Hazelwood

(1941-2000)

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
1. Civic Organizations in Hazelwood Marker
Inscription.  Civic organizations played pivotal roles in the development of the residential community of Hazelwood, founded as a subdivision of Blue Ash in 1888. The Hazelwood Civic Association, initially established as the Brothers Civic Society in 1941, addressed community needs by working for public improvements and promoting civic relations through social events and educational programs. Efforts by the HCA led to the construction of a new civic center and the introduction of the Boy and Girl Scouts and other programs that were previously unavailable to African-American children Hazelwood's deterioration and the threat of encroaching industrial development led to the formation of the Hazelwood Improvement Corporation in 1968. The HIC, acting as an agent of the city of Blue Ash, helped to upgrade housing, pave roads, build new homes to ensure a residential nature, install water and sewage systems, and erect streetlights. In 1997, the Hazelwood Community Association was organized to assist residents during Hazelwood's transition to a racially integrated community
 
Erected 2002 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission,
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By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
2. Civic Organizations in Hazelwood Marker
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The Longaberger Company, Hazelwood Community Association, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 25-31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkCivil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 39° 15.987′ N, 84° 22.02′ W. Marker is in Hazelwood, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Idalia Avenue and Oak Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Idalia Avenue. Marker is located on residential streets away from the main roads. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45242, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sharonville (approx. 2˝ miles away); 12 Mile House (approx. 2˝ miles away); Blue Ash (approx. 2.9 miles away); Evendale (approx. 3.4 miles away); Little Miami Railroad (approx. 4.1 miles away); Deer Park (approx. 4˝ miles away); Tucker's Station (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Eliza House (approx. 4˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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