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Hamilton County Parks, Ohio (Images of America Series)

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Hamilton County parks have long been popular destinations for a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, golf, and boating. At the same time, the parks have worked diligently to preserve wetlands, prairies, and other natural habitats. Hamilton County Parks explores a fascinating and little explored chapter of Hamilton County history. It spans more than 75 years of local history, tracing the development of the park system and the services it has provided its residents over the years. Join author ...
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Overview


Hamilton County parks have long been popular destinations for a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, golf, and boating. At the same time, the parks have worked diligently to preserve wetlands, prairies, and other natural habitats. Hamilton County Parks explores a fascinating and little explored chapter of Hamilton County history. It spans more than 75 years of local history, tracing the development of the park system and the services it has provided its residents over the years. Join author Robert Earnest Miller as he tells the story of the Hamilton County parks through photographs and other visual materials from an extensive collection maintained by the staff of the Hamilton County Park District. The vast majority of these images have never been published or displayed for the public before.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738541143
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 11/15/2006
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,401,626
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Robert Earnest Miller earned his doctorate in history in 1991 from the University of Cincinnati, where he has taught for the past 15 years. He has had a long-standing interest in local history. Miller is also the author of Cincinnati: The World War II Years.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     6
Introduction     7
The Early Years: 1930-1950     9
Postwar Growth and Expansion: 1951-1980     37
Refining the Mission and the Message: 1951-1980     93
The Recent Past: 75 Years of Service and More     111
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