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

Lytle At Christmas

Lytle Park Series

 
 
Lytle At Christmas Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
1. Lytle At Christmas Marker
Inscription.
Lytle Park was a showplace at Christmas time for 28 years from 1939 to 1967. Thousands crowded here to view the annual Nativity Crib of the Western and Southern Life Insurance Company complete with live animals. The crib has been moved to Eden Park.
 
Erected by Park Board Volunteers, the Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, and Public-Spirited Citizens.
 
Location. 39° 6.031′ N, 84° 30.24′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Touch for map. Marker is one of a series on a wall near the SSW corner of Lytle Park, about 250 feet SE of the intersection of East 4th Street and Ludlow Street. The markers are about 150 feet east of the Guilford Building, 421 East 4th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Washington (here, next to this marker); The Taft Museum (here, next to this marker); Cincinnati's First Playground (here, next to this marker); President William Howard Taft (here, next to this marker); "Lincoln - The Man" (here, next to this marker); "Mike" Mullen
Lytle Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Lytle Park Markers
(here, next to this marker); Lytle's Surroundings (here, next to this marker); Lytle Park (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
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Lytle Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Lytle Park Markers
Lightpoles from the Cincinnati Reds' Great American Ballpark are in distance.
Lytle At Christmas Photo on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
4. Lytle At Christmas Photo on Marker
Lytle At Christmas Photo on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
5. Lytle At Christmas Photo on Marker
Western and Southern Life Insurance Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
6. Western and Southern Life Insurance Building
At 400 East 4th Street, just west of Lytle Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,000 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5, 6. submitted on November 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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