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"No one wants to work anymore" is a popular meme these days, and it's a sentiment that has echoed through Cincinnati history for nearly 200 years.
Cincinnati was the virtual center of the archery universe, and some of the wealthiest families in our fair city drove the obsession.
Did Jared Mansfield really establish the nation's first astronomical lookout in Northside forty years before the founding of our magnificent Observatory?
Brass spittoons were still on display in local office buildings and courthouses into the 1950s.
The world’s most famous athlete of the late 1800s visited the Queen City frequently, occasionally getting into trouble.
Back when women had little control over their own lives, any type of self-promotion (even flirting) was controversial.
It is a lovely myth, but it is, like many myths, unsupported by facts. While Mount Adams was once called Mount Ida, it's unlikely that the prior name had anything to do with an anonymous washerwoman living in a hollow tree.
Abortions were an open secret and a life-threatening procedure during the late 1800s and early 1900s.