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FOX19 has teamed up with the Hamilton County Public library to bring all of our fans a look back at great moments in Cincinnati history. Starting with our city's founding in 1788, the library has providedMore >>
Starting with our city's founding in 1788, the historians at the library have dug deep into their extensive archives to provide our Facebook fans with photos and background for the events that moved Cincinnati. More >>
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In the 1850's, over 60 percent of residents in OTR were German immigrants who brought their love of lager to the Tri-state. Just 30 years later, Cincinnati was crowned beer capital of the world, OTRMore >>
In the 1850's, over 60 percent of residents in OTR were German immigrants who brought their love of lager to the Tri-state. Just 30 years later, Cincinnati was crowned beer capital of the world, OTR being the heart of brewing.More >>
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The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is known for many things, not the least of which is the Center for Reproduction of Endangered Wildlife. However, the popular attraction is also known for its iconicMore >>
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150 years ago President Lincoln first drafted the Emancipation Proclamation but just days before that, local black soldiers were already fighting for the Queen City.More >>
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FOX19 has teamed up with Hamilton County and the Public Library of Cincinnati to look back at the great moments in Cincinnati history on our Facebook Timeline.
Findlay Market has been a staple in Cincinnati history since 1852 and is Ohio's oldest continuously operating market.
James Findlay came to the Queen City on horse with his new bride, Janie, and opened a store on the river.
Findlay was a General in the War of 1812, served as Cincinnati Mayor and owned a large piece of property at the end of town. He left in his will that the plot of land would be set aside for a market house, thus Findlay Market was created.
When visiting shop in OTR, the history of the marketplace can be found right under your feet! In 2002, David Day and his wife Barbara were commissioned to create a mosaic for Findlay Market's 150th anniversary, representing the developmental milestones that has made the market what it is today.
Although the market has grown tremendously over the years, some things haven't changed.
Findlay Market has always had both an indoor and outdoor component. Inside was used for meats and cheeses while visitors could purchase flowers and produce outside.
The iron girders which hold up the roof are the originals and were considered to be unusual as iron was reserved for bridges, not buildings.
Findlay Market first appealed to the large German immigrant population that resided in Cincinnati, but once grocery stores began to open, the market had such a loyal following that the business was not threatened.
Fierce loyalty and a strong foundation - those Cincinnati traits which make us proud are why Findlay Market continues to thrive.