Camp Washington is a neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Camp Washington is a city neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. It is located north of Queensgate, east of Fairmount, and west of Clifton and University Heights. The community is a crossing of 19th century homes and industrial space, some of which is being converted into loft apartments. [1 ]
Ohio State Fair was held in Camp Washington in 1850. It had been scheduled the year prior but delayed due to a severe outbreak of cholera. [2 ]
U.S.–Mexican War Camp Washington was an important military location, training five-thousand, five-hundred and thirty-six soldiers who went to war. Camp Washington was annexed to the City of Cincinnati in November, 1869. [3 ]
This neighborhood is also the location of
National Register buildings, including the Oesterlein Machine Company-Fashion Frocks, Inc. Complex and the old Cincinnati Workhouse (designed by Samuel Hannaford), which was destroyed and rebuilt to serve as a drug rehabilitation center. The neighborhood has been home to the award-winning Cincinnati chili parlor, Camp Washington Chili for more than 50 years. [4 ] [5 ] [6 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Ball, Jennifer (Jun 2007). "Selling Points". Cincinnati Magazine. p. 94 . Retrieved 2013-05-06.
^ Goodman, Rebecca (2005). "This Day in Ohio History". Emmis Books. p. 300 . Retrieved 21 November 2013.
^ Clarke, S. J. (1912). "Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912, Volume 2". The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 528 . Retrieved 2013-05-20.
^ Grace, Kevin; Tom White (2002). Cincinnati Revealed: A Photographic History of the Queen City. Arcadia Publishing. pp. p. 16. ISBN 0-7385-1955-3.
^ King, Rufus (1903). Ohio: First Fruits of the Ordinance of 1787. Houghton Mifflin. pp. p. 362.
^ "Camp Washington". CincinnatiHome.com.
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Coordinates: 39°8′N 84°32′W / 39.133°N 84.533°W