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Donald A Spencer Overlook

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 4, 2019
1. Donald A Spencer Overlook Marker
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Inscription.  As a founding member of the Friends of Cincinnati Parks, Donald Spencer worked tirelessly through the decades to secure funding to sustain and beautify our beloved parks. He is well known as a advocate of free and open access to one of this city's true treasures-- the remarkable Krohn Conservatory. A champion of education, Mr. Spencer was a public school teacher, a member of the Walnut Hills High School Foundation, and President of the Board of Ohio University. Mr. Spencer was the first African-American broker of the Board of Realtors, and a past president of the Cincinnati Association of Real Estate Brokers. In recognition of this great Cincinnatian and for the time he has given to this great city and its parks, the Board of Park Commissioners dedicate the Donald A. Spencer Overlook, June 30, 2002.
 
Erected 2002 by Cincinnati Board of Park Commissioners.
 
Location. 39° 6.984′ N, 84° 29.299′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Cliff Drive, on the left when traveling south. marker is on a
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 4, 2019
2. Donald A Spencer Overlook Marker
full view of plaque on boulder
boulder, near the Ohio River obelisk, 1665 Cliff Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 950 Eden Park Drive, 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. Ohio River Monument (here, next to this marker); John L. Vance (here, next to this marker); Albert Bettinger (here, next to this marker); Battery F, 136th Field Artillery, A.E.F. (within shouting distance of this marker); Eden Park Vietnam Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick W. Galbraith (about 700 feet away); Mt. Adams Pilgrim Chapel (approx. mile away); Ida Street Bridge (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 4, 2019
3. Donald A Spencer Overlook Marker
marker can be seen at a distance, at the lower left of the Ohio River obelisk
Donald A Spencer Overlook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 4, 2019
4. Donald A Spencer Overlook Marker
stone wall at the Spencer Overlook, The Ohio River and Kentucky shore in the background
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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