Cheviot in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Enoch Terry Carson
1822 - 1899
— Citizen, Freemason, and Pioneer —
Enoch Terry Carson was born on this site of 100 acres in 1822, a grandson of Enoch Carson who was Cheviot’s first settler, in 1806, grandfather Enoch began a harvest days celebration which became the Green Township Harvest Home Fair currently sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Cheviot-Westwood.
As a civic leader, Enoch terry carson began his public service as chief deputy sheriff of Hamilton County. In 1861, President Lincoln appointed him as the collector of Port of Cincinnati and the United States Depository. He later served as Cincinnati Park Commissioner, and concurrently as Cincinnati Police Commissioner.
In addition to his many public positions, Enoch Terry Carson was very active in the Masonic Fraternity and merited the distinction of being foremost Mason in Ohio in Mc Makin Lodge #120. Brother Carson served fives different times as Worshipful Master of three different Cincinnati areas; Cheviot Lodge #140, Cynthia- Vattier Lodge #155, and Kilwinning Lodge #356. Enoch Terry Carson died in 1899, and in 1907, Enoch Terry Carson Lodge #598 was named in his honor.
In the spirit of universal brotherhood
Erected 1999 by Mc Makin Lodge #120, Cheviot Lodge #140, Cynthia- Vattier Lodge #155, and Kilwinning Lodge #356, Enoch Terry Carson Lodge #598.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement.
Location. 39° 9.637′ N, 84° 36.361′ W. Marker is in Cheviot, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Bend Road and Frolicher Drive, on the left when traveling north on North Bend Road. marker is in Cheviot Harvest Home Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3950 N Bend Rd, Cincinnati OH 45211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Origins of Harvest Home (here, next to this marker); The Village of Westwood (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Norris Gamble (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Westwood Town Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Westwood Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mt. Airy Forest (approx. 2˝ miles away); Powhatan Beaty / Union Baptist Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair (approx. 3.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.