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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cincinnati, Ohio

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1Ohio (Clermont County), Cincinnati — Mt. Moriah
Clermont County Bicentennial Marker Chapel- Mt. MoriahUnited Methodist Church. Organized in 1835 as the Methodist Protestant Church of Tobasco. Meetings were held in a schoolhouse until 1842, when the church erected this small brick . . . Map (db m99694) HM
2Ohio (Clermont County), Cincinnati — Mt. Moriah Cemetery
The Union Township Trustees operate and maintain the cemetery. It is situated on land purchased in 1800 by Withamsville founder, Maurice Witham. Interred here are some prominent pioneers and citizens - - the Witham family, Indian fighter . . . Map (db m99695) HM
3Ohio (Clermont County), Cincinnati — Mt. Moriah Veterans Memorial
1941 - 1945 In memory of these men who gave their lives for freedom in World War II Alvin Earl Beard James C. Butts William A. Rolke Loren Hoderlein Merle Patterson Albert WiennerMap (db m99696) WM
4Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — "Lincoln - The Man" — Lytle Park Series
Former President Taft was to return to Lytle Park on March 31, 1917 to preside at the unveiling of the statue “Lincoln - the Man,” a gift of the Charles P. Tafts. The statue, executed at a cost of $100,000 by Sculptor George Grey . . . Map (db m24921) HM
5Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — "Mike" Mullen — Lytle Park Series
It was Michael Mullen, a kindly councilman from the old Eighth Ward for 34 years, whose efforts brought about Lytle Park. After his death in 1921, funds were collected for a new “memorial” bandstand replacing the park's original one. . . . Map (db m24923) HM
6Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 1 West Vine Street
This stone column is from a building that stood at this location in the 1840s. The building was at the corner of Water Street and Vine Street. A series of different businesses occupied the site over the years. The Simmons Milling Company was in . . . Map (db m136167) HM
7Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 12-31 — 1749 French Claims to Ohio River Valley
Side A: In 1749, the French in North America perceived a threat by British expansion west of the Allegheny Mountains to the Ohio River Valley and beyond. The French commander, Pierre Joseph Celeron, sieur de Blainville, with 250 men, left . . . Map (db m24610) HM
8Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — A Beginning . . . — Lytle Park Series
The “Little Wilderness” of the 1700's became Lytle Square in 1809 and the setting for this brick mansion of General William H. Lytle, first Surveyor-General of the Northwest Territory and the State of Ohio. The home was razed in 1907. . . . Map (db m24884) HM
9Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 34-31 — Albert B. Sabin, MD — 1906–1993
Albert B. Sabin developed the oral, live-virus polio vaccine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Research Foundation, where between 1939 and 1969, he conducted his most significant research. His vaccine . . . Map (db m171669) HM
10Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Albert Bettinger
Albert Bettinger of Cincinnati A.D. 1854 A.D. 1922 One of the pioneers of waterway improvements throughout the United States and an especially earnest and eloquent advocate of the canalization of the Ohio River He blazed the trail that those . . . Map (db m135214) HM
11Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Albert Washington — August 17, 1939 - October 23, 1998 — Cincinnati Music History —
Inspired by B.B. King and seeing Sam Cooke in his youth. Albert recorded on labels Duke, Peacock, Finch, VLM, Bluestown, Fraternity, Jewel, Iris & Eastbound. "You Gonna Miss Me" and "Ramble" in 1962 featured Big Ed Thompson, Sonny Watt & Tim . . . Map (db m118804) HM
12Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 11-31 — Anti-German Hysteria
The United States’ declaration of war on Germany in April 1917 resulted in a tragic display of hysteria directed against everything and anything German. In Cincinnati, German teachers were dismissed from public schools, German professors were . . . Map (db m134945) HM
13Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Auburn Avenue — 1830 - 1900
In 1819, the first known residents of the Mt. Auburn hilltop were wealthy families who built country estates. After 1849, when Mt. Auburn was annexed to Cincinnati, it continued to grow as a residential suburb. Prominent businessmen and . . . Map (db m59350) HM
14Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Battery F, 136th Field Artillery, A.E.F.
In memory of the service of Battery F, 136th Field Artillery, A.E.F. Erected by the mothers.Map (db m78356) HM
15Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Bicentennial Commons at Sawyer Point
Welcome to a spectacular recreational area created as a gift from the people of Cincinnati to the people of Cincinnati in honor of the city's Bicentennial in 1988. Originally, this land was an untouched tree-covered bank along a . . . Map (db m25597) HM
16Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Bottoms
A Neighborhood That No Longer Exists Cincinnati is a city of neighborhoods. One of them is very, very special—because it is no longer there. The Bottoms: a dense urban neighborhood full of churches, full of people. It ran from the River . . . Map (db m24995) HM
17Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 55-31 — Boyhood Home of Dr. Winthrop Smith Sterling
Dr. Winthrop Smith Sterling (1859-1943) founded Mu Phi Epsilon International Professional Music Fraternity on November 13, 1903, at the Metropolitan School of Music in Cincinnati, where he served as dean. The Victorian frame house was built by his . . . Map (db m24845) HM
18Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 88-31 — Camp Joy
Side A Camp Joy was born at the site of Seven Hills Neighborhood House and original location of St. Barnabas Episcopal Mission Church. Displacement and loss caused by Ohio River flood of 1937 inspired St. Barnabas’ rector and his wife, . . . Map (db m134938) HM
19Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Cherry Tree Grove — World War I Memorial
In memory of the citizens of Hamilton County who gave their lives in the country's service. 1917 - 1918. These cherry trees were planted by the Garden Club of Cincinnati. 1920Map (db m78234) HM WM
20Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 95-31 — Christ Church Cathedral
In 1817 twenty-two men, including future President William Henry Harrison, chartered Cincinnati's first Episcopal parish, Christ Church. In 1835 members erected a Gothic Revival-style church on this site. The neighborhood evolved as the city grew . . . Map (db m171626) HM
21Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 72-31 — Cincinnati Breweries / Remaining Brewery Structures
Side A: Cincinnati Breweries The Brewery District contains the majority of Cincinnati's remaining breweries and associated structures such as icehouses, bottling buildings, offices, and stables. With the first brewery north of Liberty Street . . . Map (db m24835) HM
22Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Cincinnati Fire Fighters
In Memory of the Cincinnati Fire Fighters who died in the line of duty serving in the first paid professional fire department in the United StatesMap (db m24087) HM
23Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 32-31 — Cincinnati Public Markets / The Northern Liberties
Side A: Cincinnati Public Markets Public markets housing butchers, fish merchants, and produce vendors were once the primary source of perishable foods for residents of America's cities. Cincinnati operated nine in 1859. Only Findlay Market, . . . Map (db m24814) HM
24Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 54-31 — Cincinnati Reds
The 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings made history not only as the most dominant baseball club of its time, but also as the first band of professional ballplayers. Cincinnati's decision to pay players proved to be a success, and other cities soon began . . . Map (db m172448) HM
25Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 19-31 — Cincinnati Riots of 1884 / Sheriff Morton Lytle Hawkins
Cincinnati Riots of 1884. In March 1884, public confidence of Cincinnati law enforcement was extremely low. The public believed that murderers and other serious offenders were not brought to justice promptly or received little punishment. Civil . . . Map (db m168206) HM
26Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 26-31 — Cincinnati Union Terminal
The Cincinnati Union Terminal opened in March 1933 and integrated rail travel in the city, which previously operated from five separate passenger terminals. Built when rail travel was already in decline, Union Terminal stopped operating as a . . . Map (db m23939) HM
27Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Cincinnati's First Playground — Lytle Park Series
For many years, Lytle Park echoed the shrieks and laughter of Cincinnati's children. It was dedicated as the city's first public playground, a respite for already crowded inner-city dwellers, on the sunny afternoon of July 6, 1907. The Lytle estate . . . Map (db m24907) HM
28Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 22-31 — Cincinnati's German Heritage
Side A: Cincinnati, along with Milwaukee and St. Louis, is one of the three corners of the "German Triangle," so-called for its historically high concentration of German-American residents. During the 19th century, Cincinnati was both a . . . Map (db m24615) HM
29Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Cleves Warsaw Road Bridge
The Cleves Warsaw Road Bridge, a 244 foot long camelback through truss carried County Road 209 over Muddy Creek from 1923 to 2013. The bridge was constructed by the Brackett Construction Company of Cincinnati. Plans were completed by the . . . Map (db m135132) HM
30Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Clough Pike
The land along Clough Pile was predominately farmland until the 1950s. A photograph from the late 1890s of the Wolfe family farm shows the buildings and fields along a narrow dusty Clough Pike. Today the rebuilt farm house is an office building . . . Map (db m169927) HM
31Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Columbia Baptist Cemetery / Columbia — First Settlement in Hamilton County
Columbia Baptist Cemetery On the higher ground at the end of this lane is Columbia Baptist Cemetery, the last resting place of many of the pioneers who came with Major Benjamin Stites and founded Columbia, November 18, 1788, the first . . . Map (db m134948) HM
32Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 89-31 — Columbia Presbyterian & Fulton Cemeteries / William Brown
Columbia Presbyterian & Fulton Cemeteries The cemetery dates to 1794 and is comprised of two adjacent cemeteries: Columbia Presbyterian Cemetery and Fulton Cemetery. Another cemetery, the Fulton Mechanics Cemetery, had been in Fulton, a village . . . Map (db m134942) HM WM
33Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Corporal Merrill Laws Ricketts Marine Corps Memorial
In honor of the United States Marine Corps and the Marines of Hamilton County who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War [Roll of Honored Dead] Corporal Merrill Laws Ricketts XVIII Co., V. Reg., U.S. Marines Defensive Sector • . . . Map (db m25068) WM
34Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — OHS 91- 31 — Daniel Drake, M.D
Daniel Drake (1785-1852) was an influential figure in 19th century American medicine, gaining fame as physician, scientist, author, educator, and ardent champion for the City of Cincinnati. In 1819, Drake was the founding president of the Medical . . . Map (db m169827) HM
35Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Donald A Spencer Overlook
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 . . . Map (db m135212) HM
36Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Dunlap's Station — Frontier Outpost in Hamilton County, Ohio — Site of Seige in 1791 —
former site of Fort Dunlap 1790 erected by Boy Scout Troop 275 Mt. Healthy, OhioMap (db m78622) HM
37Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Eden Park Vietnam Memorial
Vietnam in memory of the people who served 1959- 1975 Army Air Force Marines Navy Coast GuardMap (db m135137) WM
38Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Edison R. "Big Ed" Thompson — January 22, 1935 - April 22, 1993 — Cincinnati Music History —
Big Ed was influenced by country radio stars Grandpa Jones and Uncle Dave Macon on WCKY and blues on WZIP radio. He was a session guitarist for ABC Paramount, King and Victor recording studios and regularly featured in H-Bomb Ferguson & the Mad . . . Map (db m116859) HM
39Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 38-31 — Elizabeth Blackwell
Born in Bristol, England, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), moved to Cincinnati in 1838. Blackwell applied to several medical schools before being accepted to Geneva Medical College in New York. In 1849, she received a medical degree, becoming the . . . Map (db m24085) HM
40Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Emery and Kroger Historic Foundation Walls
These foundation walls date from at least the 1840s and represent the foundations of two global corporations which are also local icons. In the early years of the City, this site was occupied by a number of small buildings until the arrival . . . Map (db m143775) HM
41Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Ernie Lombardi — Catcher 1932-41 — Red Legends of Crosley Field, Tom Tsuchiya Sculptor —
Even more legendary than Ernie Lombardi's pronounced profile were his blistering line drives. Using an interlocking grip and one of the league's heaviest bats, the Crosley-era catcher hit better than .300 seven times for the Reds and remains the . . . Map (db m52828) HM
42Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Evanston - World War One Honor Roll — Duty and Patriotism
1917 - World War Honor Roll - 1918 And when the storm of war was gone, enjoyed the peace your valor won.Map (db m78646) HM WM
43Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 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 . . . Map (db m24877) HM
44Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 33-31 — Findlay Market / General James Findlay —                    /                 (1770–1835)
Findlay Market. Ohio’s oldest surviving municipal market house, Findlay Market was designed under the direction of City Civil Engineer Alfred West Gilbert (1816-1900). It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The . . . Map (db m168980) HM
45Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 59-31 — First Glass Door Oven
The first full-size glass door oven was invented and manufactured here by Ernst H. Huenefeld of The Huenefeld Company in 1909. Specially designed and patented sheet metal frames in the door allowed for expansion and contraction of the glass. The . . . Map (db m24830) HM
46Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 5-31 — First National Correctional Congress / Declaration of Principles of 1870
Side A: First National Correctional Congress On this site in October, 1870 a group of enlightened individuals dedicated to the reformation and improvement of penal systems met. This first Congress of the National Prison Association, now known . . . Map (db m23944) HM
47Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Fort Washington — 1789 - 1808
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48Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Fort Washington — Lytle Park Series
Southwest of Lytle was Fort Washington, built in 1789 and 1790 and named for President George Washington. The fort protected settlers in the new Ohio country from Indian attacks. It became the base headquarters for the Indian campaigns of Generals . . . Map (db m24891) HM
49Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Fort Washington
The ground on which this building stands formed part of the Fort Washington Reservation — 1789 —— 1808 — This reservation was bounded on the north by Fourth Street, on the east by Ludlow Street, on . . . Map (db m43124) HM
50Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Fort Washington Powder Magazine
Beneath this building lies the powder magazine of Fort Washington, the major military outpost of the United States in the Northwest Territory, 1789-1808. The magazine was uncovered in October, 1952 when footers were being excavated. It is the only . . . Map (db m24948) HM
51Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Frank Robinson — Outfielder 1956-65 — Red Legends of Crosley Field, Tom Tsuchiya Sculptor —
Playing with unparalleled intensity, Frank Robinson quickly earned a reputation for challenging pitchers, crowding the plate and charging hard around the bases. He spent the first half of his career in Cincinnati, where his powerful swing produced . . . Map (db m52825) HM
52Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Frederick W. Galbraith — National Commander of the American Legion — Commanding Officer, 147th Infantry Regiment, Ohio National Guard —
May 6, 1874-July 9, 1921. President, Cincinnati Rotary Club 1914-1915. Commanding Officer, 147th Infantry Regiment Ohio National Guard, World War I. First National Commander, American Legion 1920.Map (db m78208) HM WM
53Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Fuldner Mortuary
In 1845, Jacob Fuldner and Samuel Cobb established an undertaker's shop at 143 Sycamore Street. His son William F. and grandchildren William L., Howard F. and Mary E. carried on the family business until 1977 when it was merged with Schaefer & . . . Map (db m24310) HM
54Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 65-31 — Gaines High School / Peter H. Clark
Gaines High School. In 1866, Gaines High School (grades 7-12), one of the first high schools for African Americans in Ohio, opened just west of this site in the same building as the Western District Elementary School, completed in 1859 and . . . Map (db m23956) HM
55Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 9-31 — Garard / Martin Station, 1790
Site of the first fortified settlement in Anderson Township and one of the first in the Virginia Military District. John Garard and Joseph Martin were the founders of this Station, who, with Elias Garard, Joseph Frazee, and others, came by two . . . Map (db m19924) HM
56Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 52-31 — George Washington Williams
George Washington Williams was born in 1849 in Bedford, Pennsylvania. At age 14, he enlisted in the Union Army to fight in the Civil War and received a medical discharge in 1868. In 1874, he became the first African American to graduate from the . . . Map (db m25125) HM
57Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Greek Revival Architecture Example
Built in the 1820's as a residence, this example of Greek Revival Architecture is a contributing element to the West Fourth Street National Register Historic District. The building also housed several businesses, including a homeopathic pharmacy, an . . . Map (db m98106) HM
58Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 29-31 — Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut in 1811 and moved to Cincinnati in 1832 when her father, prominent Congregational minister Lyman Beecher became the pastor of the city's Second Presbyterian Church and president of Lane . . . Map (db m127178) HM
59Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 44-31 — Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
Hebrew Union College (HUC), founded in Cincinnati in 1875, is the oldest institution of higher Jewish learning in the United States. Its founder, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise (1819-1900), was a leading proponent of Reform Judaism in America. In 1950, the . . . Map (db m24847) HM
60Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Ida Street Bridge
“The Bridge of the Arts” Dedicated September 12, 1931. Restored 2015 Designed by J. R. Biedinger Listed in the National Register of Historic Places In grateful appreciation of the Mount Adams Civic Association for its generous . . . Map (db m113325) HM
61Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — International Typographical Union
On May 5, 1852, delegates from printers societies in name states met here and formed the International Typographical Union. Held in old City Hall, the meeting concluded an effort begun in 1835 when Cincinnati's Franklin Typographic Society proposed . . . Map (db m168207) HM
62Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 88-31 — Inventor Obed Hussey Tests His Reaper, 1835
Mechanical reapers enabled farmers to harvest much more grain than they could by sickle or scythe. In June 1835, in a field 800 feet southeast of Mill Creek, inventor Obed Hussey (1791–1860) tested what he upheld as the first successful . . . Map (db m134914) HM
63Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Joe Nuxhall — Pitcher 1944, 1952-60, 1962-66 — Red Legends of Crosley Field, Tom Tsuchiya Sculptor —
With a wartime player shortage affecting rosters throughout baseball, Joe Nuxhall got the chance of a lifetime. At 15 years, 10 months and 11 days old, the high-school hurler took the mound for the Reds at Crosley Field and became the youngest . . . Map (db m52826) HM
64Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 27-31 — John James Audubon in Cincinnati
The Cincinnati Museum of Natural History is part of Cincinnati Museum Center. The Western Museum Society, organized by Dr. Daniel Drake in 1818, preceded it. The Western Museum Society's collection was built around ornithology, fossil zoology, . . . Map (db m23935) HM
65Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — John L. Vance
John L. Vance Gallipolis, Ohio A.D. 1839 A.D. 1921 He served untiringly as president of the Ohio Valley Improvement Association for more then a quarter of a century and weary with the weight of the years he passed on, bequeathing to others . . . Map (db m135213) HM
66Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — OHS 80-31 — John T. Crawford's Legacy
John T. Crawford (1813-1880), was a white Union soldier. In gratitude for the kindnesses he received from African-Americans during the Civil War, Crawford willed his 18 1/2-acre farm to be used as a "home, for aged, indigent worthy colored men, . . . Map (db m158446) HM
67Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Kennedy Speech
From a platform erected on this site President John F. Kennedy made a speech on October 8, 1962 Map (db m98033) HM
68Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — King Records — "The King of Them All"
From 1943-1971 King Records forever changed American music. Owner Syd Nathan gave the world bluegrass, R&B, rock and roll, doo-wop, country, soul and funk. With stars from James Brown to the Stanley Brothers and its innovative, integrated business . . . Map (db m169856) HM
69Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 56-31 — Lane Theological Seminary / The Lane Seminary Debates
The Lanes, Baptist merchants from New Orleans, and the Kempers, a Presbyterian family from Cincinnati, gave money and land respectively for Cincinnati's first manual labor theological seminary and high school, which opened in suburban . . . Map (db m171880) HM
70Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Laurel-Lincoln World War II Memorial
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71Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus — Circa 458 BC
The legendary Roman is seen here after he had defeated the Aequians and rescued the trapped Roman army. With one hand he returns the fasces, symbol of power as appointed dictator of Rome. His other hand holds the plow, as he resumes the life of a . . . Map (db m25596) HM
72Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Ludlow's Station — Outpost on the Ohio Frontier — St Clair and Wayne campsite —
Near this spot stood the block house at Ludlow Station built in 1791. - - - - - - General Arthur St. Clair and his army encamped here from Aug. 1st to Sept. 17th, 1791. - - - - - - General Anthony Wayne and his army . . . Map (db m78961) HM
73Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Lytle At Christmas — Lytle Park Series
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.Map (db m24927) HM
74Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Lytle Park — Lytle Park Series
Welcome to Lytle, the park that was rescued from 20th Century progress. Discovered by Cincinnati's first settlers in 1788 as wilderness, then a grove of peach trees, it became the grounds to an elegant estate and, later, the city's first public . . . Map (db m24876) HM
75Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Lytle's Surroundings — Lytle Park Series
Time has changed much of Lytle's surroundings. These handsome townhouses which stood on East Fourth Street were residences of many of Cincinnati's most prominent citizens. Most of the homes became service and civic clubs in the 20th Century and . . . Map (db m24928) HM
76Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair — 1736 - 1818
Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair 1736 - 1818 The city of Cincinnati was named by General St. Clair Hamilton County was created by His proclamation Jan. 4, 1790 First governor of the Northwest Territory Oct. 5, 1787 Major General . . . Map (db m43995) HM
77Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Manning Ferguson Force Memorial — Brevet Major General Union Army — Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —
Manning F. Force was born Washington D.C., Dec. 17, 1824, son of Peter and Hannah (Evans) Force. Graduate of Harvard Law School, 1848, admitted to the Ohio Bar, 1850. Civil War Brevet Major General –In battles of Fort Donelson, Shiloh, . . . Map (db m94275) WM
78Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — C- 62 — Military Roads — Modern Streets and Highways Follow Old Army Trails —
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79Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 57-31 — Miss Doherty's College Preparatory School for Girls
Mary Harlan Doherty was born in 1862 in the Dayton Street neighborhood of Cincinnati. She graduated from Woodward High School in 1880 at a time when women were not expected to go to college, but rather to marry, raise children, and take care of . . . Map (db m24624) HM
80Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Mt. Adams
Originally called Mt. Ida, Mt. Adams was a significant section of the Nicholas Longworth Vineyard, which developed the Catawba grape from which America's first champagne was produced. The name was changed to Mt. Adams in 1843 to honor President John . . . Map (db m113323) HM
81Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Mt. Adams
Mt. Adams Originally a forest towering above Ft. Washington; then a vineyard on the Nicholas Longworth Estate, the mansion house of which is the Taft Museum; then a neighborhood of German and Irish immigrants; later an enclave of artisans . . . Map (db m113324) HM
82Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Mt. Adams Pilgrim Chapel
Pilgrim Chapel began as a mission of the First Presbyterian Church in 1882. It was originally located in downtown Cincinnati. The Church was moved to Mt. Adams and has served the Protestant Community since its dedication on May 1, 1886. Catholics . . . Map (db m113312) HM
83Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Mt. Airy Forest — Listed on the National Register of Historic Places April 13, 2010
Property for Mt. Airy Forest was first acquired in 1911. Its listing by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, shows the period of significance as 1911-1959 and notes the following: * One of the nation's first city reforestation . . . Map (db m85300) HM
84Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — C62 — Ohio Military Trails — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Approximately at this point two Ohio military trails branched. Reading Road fol- lows the marches of Bowman, Clark, Harmar, Harrison, Clay and Shelby, 1779 - 1812. Central Parkway follows the route of St. Clair and Wayne, . . . Map (db m43955) HM
85Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Ohio River Monument — A.D. 1670   A.D. 1929 — The Ohio Valley Improvement Association —
Plaque A “River Ohio so called by the Iroquois on account of its beauty- descended by Sieur Robert de la Salle.” Discovered by the French explorer LaSalle, about 1670 and claimed by him for Louis XIV of France. Seized by the . . . Map (db m135159) HM
86Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 42-31 — Ohio’s First Publicly Owned Water System
On June 25, 1839, Greater Cincinnati Water Works became the first publicly owned water system in Ohio, when the city purchased a privately owned water company in operation since 1821. This purchase required approval of the voters of Cincinnati . . . Map (db m171969) HM
87Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Old Columbia Baptist Church and Meeting House
The first meetinghouse of the Columbia Baptist Church- the earliest in Ohio- stood on this site. In 1787, Captain Benjamin Stites traveled down the Ohio River with supplies to assist the new settlements in Kentucky. Captain Stites ventured across . . . Map (db m135250) HM
88Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 94-31 — Peebles Corner
Named for J.R. Peebles's Grocery, which opened at the intersection of Madisonville and Montgomery Pikes (present-day East McMillan and Gilbert Avenues) in 1883, Peebles Corner contributed significantly to the urban development in Walnut Hills in . . . Map (db m164105) HM
89Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Piatt Park
The first park in Cincinnati Donated to the people in 1817 by John H. Piatt & Benjamin M. PiattMap (db m24308) HM
90Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Pioneer Pillar — First Church in the Northwest Territory
to the Pioneers landing near this spot, Nov. 18,1788 The Baptists of Columbia Township, in 1889 erect this pillar to commemorate the heroism and piety the first Baptist pioneers of 1788- 90 the first church in the Northwest territory was . . . Map (db m135215) HM
91Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Pleasant Ridge - World War One Marker — Lest We Forget
Let Us Hold in Honored Memory Those Who Served Their Country in the Great War * 1917 - 1918 *Map (db m78724) HM WM
92Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 48-31 — Powhatan Beaty / Union Baptist Cemetery
(front) Powhatan Beaty Born in Richmond, Virginia. Powhatan Beaty moved to Cincinnati in 1849, where he spent the majority of his life. Beaty enlisted as a private in the Union Army in June 1863, and two days later was promoted . . . Map (db m87543) HM
93Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — President William Howard Taft — Lytle Park Series
Lytle Park echoed the excitement of July 28, 1908, when President William Howard Taft (1909-1913) was officially notified of his nomination to the Presidency at the Taft home of his half-brother Charles.Map (db m24908) HM
94Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 36-31 — Procter & Gamble
Begun as a partnership between soap maker William Procter and candle maker James Gamble in 1837, Procter & Gamble (P&G) grew from its roots to become one of the world's largest and best-known consumer products companies. Building on Civil War . . . Map (db m24600) HM
95Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 51-31 — Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Side A: Among the first in America, Cincinnati's public library dates from March 14, 1853. A public reading room opened in 1856, but funding remained a problem until 1867, when local school board president Rufus King II secured legislation for a . . . Map (db m24088) HM
96Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 41-31 — Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise and the Plum Street Temple
This historic synagogue symbolizes the work of one of the most important figures in nineteenth-century American Jewry, Isaac Mayer Wise (1819-1900). The Bohemian-born rabbi's many achievements include the establishment of the Union of American . . . Map (db m24089) HM
97Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Robert Alphonso Taft
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98Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 35-31 — Robert S. Duncanson
The first African American artist to achieve international acclaim, painter Robert S. Duncanson (1821-1872) was born in New York and settled in Cincinnati in 1840. He pursued his artistic career during a time of tremendous racial prejudice and was . . . Map (db m24854) HM
99Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 61-31 — Salmon Portland Chase
Side A: Salmon Portland Chase, a renowned lawyer and statesman, was born in Cornish, New Hampshire, on January 13, 1808. He came to Ohio in 1820 and attended Cincinnati College (1822-23). Chase returned to New Hampshire and graduated from . . . Map (db m24621) HM
100Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Site of Home Field of First Pro Baseball Team
The first professional baseball team, the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, played their home games on this site in a ballpark called Union Grounds. The facility included a main grandstand (nicknamed the “Grand Duchess”), two wings of . . . Map (db m23937) HM

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