Mt. Airy Forest

Mt. Airy Forest (HM1LRU)

Location: Cincinnati, OH 45223 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 10.783', W 84° 34.036'

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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 projects.
* Significant for its architecture and rustic design
* Noted for its employment of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), African-American laborers, who were stationed in the park.
* Significant for the craftsmanship of its buildings.
* Developed during the depression under Federal works programs.
* Significant for it landscape architecture and association with noted early 20th Century designer George Kessler and State Forester Edmund Secrest.
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Date Added Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 10:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 710133 N 4339539
Decimal Degrees39.17971667, -84.56726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.783', W 84° 34.036'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 46.98" N, 84° 34' 2.16" W
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Area Code(s)513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Blue Spruce Rd, Cincinnati OH 45223, US
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