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Up until the time of the Civil War, Madisonville was a rural and mostly-white community. Immediately after the Civil War, however, Madisonville became home to an influx of African Americans, at first…

Lincoln Heights, located approximately 13 miles north of Cincinnati's core, is the first all-Black, self-governing city north of the Mason-Dixon line.

Findlay Market is celebrating 170 years! Take a self-guided tour of the beautiful historic buildings in our market district and learn a bit more about the rich history and previous owners.

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Cincinnati Sites and Stories is a free mobile app that puts Cincinnati history at your fingertips. Developed by Cincinnati Preservation, Cincinnati Sites and Stories lets you explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped the city’s history. Learn about the region through layered, map-based, multimedia presentations, use social media to share your stories, and experience curated historical tours of Greater Cincinnati.