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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 …
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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 Thom…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM253G_mt-adams_Cincinnati-OH.html
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 associa…
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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 Jo…
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"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 sup…
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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 …
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On the morning of July 14, 1863, John Craig Hunt and his ten-year-old son, Wilson, watched from their Blue Ash farmhouse as Confederate raiders led six horses from the barn. When the boy asked his father about his intentions, the father replie…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21N5_deer-park_Cincinnati-OH.html
While many Ohioans panicked in the path of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan's cavalry — hiding their valuables and fleeing their homes — the Schencks and the Thompsons resolved to defend both. During the Civil War thi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21N4_evendale_Cincinnati-OH.html
More than a week after the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, nearly 2,000 rebel soldiers remained on Northern soil. In the early morning of July 14, 1863, the crack Confederate cavalry division of Brigadier General John Hunt Morga…
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Historic Landmark 12 Mile House ★ Built 1842 ★ Located 12 miles from the Ohio River, it was on the stage coach route between Cincinnati and Dayton. Bricks for this building were made on site as was customary in tho…
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