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1Ohio (Clermont County), Cincinnati — Chapel — Mt. Moriah — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Clermont County Bicentennial Marker Chapel- Mt. Moriah United 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 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
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 World War II Memorial
. . . Map (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 — “Pigmeat” Jarrett — December 8, 1899 - September 5, 1995 — Cincinnati Music History —
James Jarrett, Jr. learned piano in Cincinnati at Harriet Beecher Stowe School, helping his teacher Lillian Drayton after school. He learned Barrelhouse Blues in Southgate Alley speakeasies in Newport, Ky, then moved on to riverboats, a . . . Map (db m187357) HM
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7Ohio (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
8Ohio (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
9Ohio (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
10Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — A Fierce Green Fire
"Only the mountain has lived long enough to listen objectively to the howl of a wolf… We were eating lunch on a high rimrock, at the food of which a turbulent river elbowed its way. We saw what we thought was a doe fording the . . . Map (db m201145) HM
11Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — A Gift from the Jewish Community
The Garden of Peace is a gift to the people of Cincinnati from the Jewish community; in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the State of Israel. This exhibit enables visitors to step back in time and relive history during the biblical period. . . . Map (db m201189) HM
12Ohio (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
13Ohio (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
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14Ohio (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
15Ohio (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
16Ohio (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
17Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Bandstand
Constructed entirely of wood at the onset of the Civil War, the first Washington Park bandstand was a key feature in the park. The bandstand was later replaced by a pond and fountain in the late 1800s. The bandstand you see today, designed in the . . . Map (db m203064) HM
18Ohio (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
19Ohio (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
20Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Blue-and-Yellow Macaw — Ara ararauna
How could you save a species? The Cincinnati Zoo led the effort to reintroduce the blue-and-yellow macaw to its home range on the island of Trinidad. Between 1999 and 2003, 31 birds were imported from Guyana and released in . . . Map (db m201192) HM
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21Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Blue-Throated Macaw — Ara glaucogularis
Have you ever made a discovery? The Blue-throated Macaw was once thought to be extinct. A population of about 50 birds was rediscovered living in palm tree groves on the savannas of Bolivia. Conservation programs have worked to . . . Map (db m201191) HM
22Ohio (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
23Ohio (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
24Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Breeding Steller's Sea Eagles at the Zoo
The Cincinnati Zoo is one of few U.S. zoos to successfully breed Steller's sea eagles. We have produced over a dozen chicks in cooperation with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums' Species Survival Plan (SSP), a program that works to maintain . . . Map (db m201133) HM
25Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Bronze Age — (circa 3,100 - 1,200 BCE)
This period is marked by an increased use of bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, and greater urbanization, as larger city-states grew, surrounded by fortified walls. The economy was mainly agricultural, with the appearance of olives used for oil . . . Map (db m201177) HM
26Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Bronze Age — (circa 3,100 - 1,200 BCE)
People became more urbanized, built fortified towns, and developed the skill to mix tin with copper to an alloy called bronze, which they used to make tools and weapons. [Captions:] Bronze Axes and Arrow Heads Ceramic . . . Map (db m201186) HM
27Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Brown Bodies Bending, 2020 — David Michael Butler
David Michael Butler is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art at the Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC). He was commissioned by AAC to create this mural during renewed protest against state sanctioned violence. LaDe Richardson an AAC student assisted . . . Map (db m203282) HM
28Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Byzantine Period — (circa 324 - 640 CE)
The Byzantine Period was a time of relative peace, during which the Christian populations were consolidated and Christian institutions were established in the Holy Land. The man responsible was Emperor Constantine, who converted to Christianity . . . Map (db m201171) HM
29Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Byzantine Period — (circa 324 - 640 CE)
The region under the authority of the Eastern Roman Empire after the fall of Western Empire. [Captions:] Stone beam from a synagogue at Capernaum Gold Ring - The design is though to represent the Church of the Holy . . . Map (db m201180) HM
30Ohio (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
31Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Camp Washington World War Memorial
Dedicated by the citizens of Camp Washington to those of their number who offered their lives in defense of humanity in the World War 1917 - 1918Map (db m184501) WM
32Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Centuries of Wildlife in Ohio
Over the past two centuries, Ohio's forests and wildlife have endured a roller coaster ride of decline and recovery. 1800s: When Ohio became a state in 1803, more than 95% of its land was covered with forest teeming with wildlife . . . Map (db m201151) HM
33Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Chalcolithic Age — (circa 4,300 - 3,150 BCE)
Metalwork technology progressed with the smelting of copper-bearing stones. Besides using copper for more efficient tools and utensils, people also made copper objects that appear to have religious significance, like crowns and maces. Trade with . . . Map (db m201178) HM
34Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Chalcolithic Age — (circa 4,300 - 3,150 BCE)
Although stone tools were still used, copper tools were introduced during this period, indicating the beginning of metalworking technology. [Captions:] Ceramic bowl which was used as a utensil to store food. Copper Tools . . . Map (db m201187) HM
35Ohio (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
36Ohio (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
37Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Church of Saint Francis Xavier
Church of Saint Francis Xavier Jesuit Parish founded 1819 This building erected 1859-1861 Registered historic landmarkMap (db m187041) HM
38Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Cincinnati Bell Telephone Building
Cincinnati Bell Telephone Building built in 1930 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1995Map (db m201200) HM
39Ohio (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
40Ohio (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
41Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Cincinnati Gymnasium and Athletic Club
has been entered in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service United States Department of Interior Feb. 17, 1983Map (db m187802) HM
42Ohio (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
43Ohio (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
44Ohio (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
45Ohio (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
46Ohio (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
47Ohio (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
48Ohio (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
49Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Clifton Jewish Cemetery
The Clifton location of Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati was founded in 1848, as a resting place for deceased members of Congregation Ahabath Achim, an Orthodox Jewish congregation that later merged with Shearith Israel, and then with Isaac . . . Map (db m187352) HM
50Ohio (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
51Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Col. R. L. McCook
Erected Aug.23, 1878 By the members of 9th Regt. O.V.I. In honor of Col. R. L. McCookMap (db m203067) WM
52Ohio (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
53Ohio (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
54Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 130 — Cornelia C. Davis — Road to the 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
Designed award-winning "Let Ohio Women Vote" Poster 1912 for Ohio suffrage campaigns. Studied and exhibited here at Art Academy and Museum.Map (db m193967) HM
55Ohio (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
56Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Covenant - First Presbyterian Church
Dedication of Sanctuary - April 11, 1875 (Second Presbyterian Church Entered in the National Register of Historic Places 1973 Sanctuary Rededicated - April 11, 1975Map (db m201202) HM
57Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Crazy Cat, Crazy Quilt
Crazy Cat, Crazy Quilt honors the accomplished life and career of Cincinnati Master artist, Edie Harper. Edie was born in 1922 in Kansas City and relocated to Cincinnati in the 1930s when her father took a job with Procter & Gamble, the place they . . . Map (db m203284) HM
58Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Crosley Field
Welcome to the site of Crosley Field. Home of the Reds from 1912-1970. The Reds also played at this site in three other ballparks, beginning in 1884. When Crosley Field opened on April 11, 1912, the Titanic was at sea and the park was known as . . . Map (db m187228) HM
59Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Dana Hotel — 15 West Twelfth Street
As early as 1879 this site served Over-The-Rhine and greater Cincinnati as a hotel, originally operating as the Washington Park Hotel.Map (db m203207) HM
60Ohio (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
61Ohio (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
62Ohio (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
63Ohio (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
64Ohio (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 Lads . . . Map (db m116859) HM
65Ohio (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
66Ohio (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
67Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Energy & Grace
Since moving to Over-the-Rhine in 2005, the Art Academy of Cincinnati has been essential to the neighborhood's transformation. To celebrate the schools commitment to reviving this historic community, ArtWorks turned a painting by one of its . . . Map (db m203208) HM
68Ohio (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
69Ohio (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
70Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Expanding and Renovating Washington Park
Washington Park is an important civic space in the heart of Cocent that has evolved over the 150 years to accommodate the needs and unctions of the community. The latest improvements came as a result of a unique partnership between the Cincinnati . . . Map (db m202854) HM
71Ohio (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
72Ohio (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
73Ohio (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
74Ohio (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
75Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Flagpole History
1858-1868, The flagpole was believed to be erected at the Avenue House, a local hotel and tavern, at the NW corner of what is now Seymour (2nd St.) and Vine (Hamilton St.). It was founded in 1858 by a German immigrant, H.H. Lammers. 1969, . . . Map (db m187380) HM
76Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Fort Washington — 1789 - 1808
. . . Map (db m24855) HM
77Ohio (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
78Ohio (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
79Ohio (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
80Ohio (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
81Ohio (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
82Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Freeman Grant Cary / Pleasant Hill Academy
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m187362) HM
83Ohio (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
84Ohio (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
85Ohio (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
86Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Garden of Peace
The rich cultural and spiritual heritage of the Middle East is one of the great foundations of western civilization and world history in general. This garden enables us to better understand our diverse cultural heritage and its relationship with . . . Map (db m201154) HM
87Ohio (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
88Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Grandpa's Garden — William Howard Taft National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Looking out over the land that was once the Taft family backyard, visualize an orchard, a vegetable garden, a pasture for livestock, and a barn and stable. A cow and her young calf grazed in the pasture, while a horse and carriage rolled down a . . . Map (db m201196) HM
89Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Gray Fox — Urocyon cinereoargenteus
A woodland animal, the well camouflaged gray fox is the only member of the canid family that can climb trees and sun itself, although it's typically nocturnal. The gray fox has a distinctive bark and will also squeal and grunt. Following . . . Map (db m201152) HM
90Ohio (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, . . . Map (db m98106) HM
91Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Greendale
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Greendale William Resor House 1843Map (db m187351) HM
92Ohio (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
93Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Harriet Beecher Stowe House — Restoration and Site Improvements
This historic house was the residence of author Harriet Beecher Stowe at times from 1833 to 1836. Her experiences in Cincinnati formed the basis of her best-selling novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin", published in 1852.Map (db m201129) HM
94Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Healthy Oceans = Healthy Penguins & People
African penguins, whose populations have declined by 97% over the last 100 years, and people both rely on healthy oceans for food, oxygen, stable weather patterns, and more. We can protect our oceans through the choices we make in our daily . . . Map (db m201142) HM
95Ohio (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
96Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Hecker
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97Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Hellenistic Peirod — (circa 332 - 37 BCE)
Alexander the Great conquered the Holy Land in 332 BCE and extended Greek culture to the region. after his death, Judah became embroiled in the struggle between Ptolomies and the Seleucids; eventually coming under the control of the Seleucids, . . . Map (db m201173) HM
98Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Hellenistic Period — (332 - 37 BCE)
After Alexander the Great conquered the Holy Land Hellenism, or Greek culture, dominated the region. [Captions:] Bronze and Gold Coins - These coins from the time of Mattathias Antigonus depict a 7-branched candelabra. It . . . Map (db m201183) HM
99Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Hudepohl Brewing Co. — Brewing Heritage Trail
Louis Hudepohl II and George Kotte sold their liquor business and reopened the dormant Koehler Brewery in 1885. The brewery was so successful that they built new facilities and quadrupled capacity over the following nine years, becoming one of . . . Map (db m187234) HM
100Ohio (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

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