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10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: Marian Spencer Calls Coney Island

Her sons wanted to visit an amusement park. When she picked up the phone, Marian Spencer launched her civil rights career.

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: Boss Cox Is Voted Down

As the city grew and spread, the public’s support for a political machine waned, and reformers seized the moment.

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: P&G Advertises Ivory

Promoting a product in a national advertisement made P&G a groundbreaker and Cincinnati a hotbed for advertising and branding.

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: May Festival Sings

A choral music concert launched our iconic Music Hall and Cincinnati’s arts world.

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: People Cross Roebling’s Bridge

A direct connection between Ohio and Kentucky that wasn’t at all direct.

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: Two Colleges Are Born

Medical innovator Daniel Drake started the Medical College of Ohio and the Cincinnati College. Those two institutions eventually birthed the University of Cincinnati.

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: Settlers Make Camp on the Ohio River

The families who arrived here didn’t discover this place, but their presence changed the river valley forever.

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