Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Famous Lytle Neighbors
Lytle Park Series
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 6.036′ N, 84° 30.247′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is one of a series on a wall near the SSW corner of Lytle Park, about 250 feet SE Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lytle Park (here, next to this marker); A Beginning . . . (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 784 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.