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Union Baptist Cemetery was established in 1865 by Union Baptist Church, the oldest African American Baptist church in Cincinnati. This cemetery is the resting place of Underground Railroad conductors,…

The Village of Ripley is a well-preserved example of an antebellum Ohio River town. Every major event that caused this town to grow and develop happened before the Civil War, and every impact is…

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.

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…

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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.