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1847 Map of Hamilton County, Ohio by William D. Emerson Available through the Library of Congress. Map can be downloaded. Zoom in to view the area you are interested in.
Last Updated: 13 September 2017   [Located in Category: Maps]
1856 A. W. Gilbert Map of Hamilton County, Ohio. Available through the Library of Congress. Map can be downloaded. Zoom in to view and area of the county you wish to view.
Last Updated: 13 September 2017   [Located in Category: Maps]
1884 Map of Hamilton County, Ohio, by Geo. Moessinger & Fred Bertsch. Available through the Library of Congress. Can be downloaded. Zoom in to view the area you are interested in.
Last Updated: 13 September 2017   [Located in Category: Maps]
A site that lists a number of further links and resources that might be useful if doing research on your home.
Last Updated: 9 August 2017   [Located in Category: Home Research]
Minute book for Cincinnati & Westwood Railroad Co. Covers time period of railroad after it was reopened in 1887, having been shut down in 1886 due to unsafe conditions. It initial began running in 1876. Link also includes image of boarding pass from 1895.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
Greg Hand's blog contains a number of interesting articles about local history of the Greater Cincinnati area.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
The Cincinnati Historical Society has an online archive of local history journal articles.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
Explore the panoramic photograph of Cincinnati taken in 1848 at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's website. The site allows you to zoom into fine details to read signs and see other interesting aspects of Cincinnati. Most major city institutions are also highlighted with separate pages providing a brief history.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: Photos - Historic - Local]
Provides a history of various forms of transportation in the Cincinnati area. Includes a synopsis of various railroads, streetcars, and interurban railways including the Cincinnati & Westwood Railroad.
Last Updated: 4 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
The Cincinnati Transit History website provides historical information about roads, bridges, rail, and other forms of transportation.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
The Hamilton County Auditor's website includes a complete photographic survey of all downtown Cincinnati Properties from 1968.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
Alphabetical listing of Cincinnati architects with brief biography and lists of significant buildings designed by them. Click on "Back to Dictionary Index" in heading (or go directly to http://oldsite.architecturecincy.org/dictionary/index.html for listing). Compiled by Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: Home Research]
Here is the home page of Gamble Nippert YMCA.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Here is the home page of Grace Lutheran Church.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
The Hamilton County Genealogical Society's website contains a number of reference tools and resources that may be useful if you are researching a family that lived in Hamilton County Ohio.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Genealogy]
The Hamilton County Recorder's Office provides several resources for performing searches on the history of houses.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Home Research]
Memories and recollections written by Charles F. Schaible (1876-1962) who lived in Green Township. He discusses his life and family and touches on everyday life experiences. 1972.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
Selected untranscribed diaries written by John M. Miller (1822-1894) of Westwood, dating from 1864-1867. Some of his diaries have been transcribed in "The Diaries of John. M. Miller of Westwood/Cincinnati, Ohio," by Susan Alexander, 1993.
Last Updated: 17 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
Selected untranscribed diaries written by John M. Miller (1822-1894) of Westwood, dating from 1870-1872. Some of his diaries have been transcribed in "The Diaries of John. M. Miller of Westwood/Cincinnati, Ohio," by Susan Alexander, 1993.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
Selected untranscribed diaries written by John M. Miller (1822-1894) of Westwood, dating from 1872-1875. Some of his diaries have been transcribed in "The Diaries of John. M. Miller of Westwood/Cincinnati, Ohio," by Susan Alexander, 1993.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
Selected untranscribed diaries written by John M. Miller (1822-1894) of Westwood, dating from 1875-1877. Some of his diaries have been transcribed in "The Diaries of John. M. Miller of Westwood/Cincinnati, Ohio," by Susan Alexander, 1993.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
Selected untranscribed diaries written by John M. Miller (1822-1894) of Westwood, dating from 1878-1879. Some of his diaries have been transcribed in "The Diaries of John. M. Miller of Westwood/Cincinnati, Ohio," by Susan Alexander, 1993.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
Selected untranscribed diaries written by John M. Miller (1822-1894) of Westwood, dating from 1879-1881. Some of his diaries have been transcribed in "The Diaries of John. M. Miller of Westwood/Cincinnati, Ohio," by Susan Alexander, 1993.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
The Library of Congress website has a searchable database for records, documents, and pictures and includes a number of resources relevant for Cincinnati and Westwood.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - General]
Ohio Memory Project is a searchable archive of documents and photographs from the entire state of Ohio. It is searchable by topic or by location.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
Old Photos of Cincinnati is a Facebook group where people post pictures of Cincinnati in the past or ask questions of one another about Cincinnati history.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: Photos - Historic - Local]
The OTR Matters blog featured high quality pictures of Cincinnati from the early 20th century.
Last Updated: 21 September 2017   [Located in Category: Photos - Historic - Local]
Written by Reese P. Kendall. Contains his recollections and stories he heard about early pioneer families and individuals who settled in Greene (now Green) Township. Includes a number of individuals who lived in what is now Westwood and Cheviot. Book can be downloaded from this link to the Virtual Library at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: History-Westwood,Green Twnship]
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has a growing archive of useful images and scanned documents that can be helpful in a number of history projects. The virtual library includes Cincinnati Directories from the 1800's and early 1900's, pictures of street scenes and important buildings in the city, and a number of other valuable historic resources.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County provides this page with a collection of resources for learning about local history. It includes links to journals, periodicals, online indexes, and local and regional historical societies.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: History - Local]
Here is the home page of St. Catharine of Siena Catholic Church.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Here is the home page for St. James Episcopal Church.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Here is the home page for St. Peter and Paul United Church of Christ
Last Updated: 13 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
The special collections website at University of Cincinnati has a page dedicated to the Hamilton County Department of Highways street improvement archives, as well as pictures documenting the construction of the Cincinnati subway in the 1910's and 1920's.
Last Updated: 12 September 2017   [Located in Category: Photos - Historic - Local]
The Digital Resource Commons at University of Cincinnati includes birth and death records from Hamilton County, records from the Hamilton County Morgue, and from houses of refuge.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Genealogy]
Here is a link to the Westwood Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation, where you can learn about ongoing projects and ways to get involved in our neighborhood.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Westwood Civic Association is the primary organization that represents Westwood's voice with Cincinnati City Council
Last Updated: 13 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Here is the home page of Westwood First Presbyterian Church, the congregation where we typically hold Westwood Historical Society meetings.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Here is the home page for the Westwood Branch of the Public Library. The page includes a calendar of events, divided by age group, as well as a description of the rooms that can be reserved for events.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Photos of and Information about the Westwood Theater which opened in 1940 as a 900 seat theater.
Last Updated: 17 September 2017   [Located in Category: Photos - Historic - Local]
Here is the home page of Westwood United Methodist Church.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]
Here is a link to the home page of Westwood Works, where you can find a calendar of upcoming events as well as some information about ongoing projects and ways to get involved.
Last Updated: 10 September 2017   [Located in Category: Westwood Organizations]