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Ludlow, From Elberon
Avenue in Price Hill, Ohio
Ludlow from Mt. Echo From Mount Echo
Park in Price Hill

 

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Elmwood Hall,
The oldest house in Ludlow,
 built c. 1818.
Ludlow Homestead
River Road
Ward Vandermark Home
20 Ash Street

 

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Somerset Hall,
built in 1832
“A typical Southern residence”

G. Taylor Latta Residence, 1911
The 12-sided Latta House
was  later the location of an
Allison & Rose Funeral Home. 

A contemporary tour of the interior of the Carneal House.

A brochure about the Carneal House is here.


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Lumber Barges at Ludlow Elm and Locust Streets, 1894
The Christian Church used the
first floor of this building, and a
school was conducted on the first
floor.  City Council first met here,
on the first floor, in 1864
C. A. Slater's Grocery
Store, c. WWI, Oak and Helen.

 

Elm Street

Elm Street
from a Jeff Barkley post on Facebook

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Both of these are believed to be from the damage of the great tornado of July 7, 1915.
from Facebook posts by Tom Dryer
More on the horrendous damage it caused is on this page on our site.

 

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Ludlow,
July 4, 1959
Elm Street, looking east
 from Euclid Refinery fire,
July 26, 1892.
It burned until August 13th.
Ludlow, 1883

 

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The Southern Contracting
Company, Ludlow
In 1874, Ludlow had
it's own newspaper
G. Moser & Sons

 

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Resin Yards of H. Garlick, Ludlow

 

Pleasant Ridge

Ludlow's Cornelius Joseph “Neal” Brady is the youngest man to ever pitch for the New York Yankees.
See his major league record at this site. More on him here.

 

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The Ludlow Springs Hobo Club
An explanation of who they were, here.
Ludlow Baseball Team, 1910

 

1937 Flood

1937, just before the crest

 

“First place in the order of deserved recognition may be assigned to Miss Anna C. Minogue, o Latonia, Ky., whose novels, The Rainbow Chasers, Cardome, and Borrowed from the Night have given their author a high standing.”  Kentucky Irish American, May 11, 1901

“On Tuesday morning, Dec. 28th, a runaway negro, the property of Mrs. Stark, of Campbell county, Kentucky, was captured in attempting to cross the Ohio, below Ludlow.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 26, 1859

 

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While you don't hear as much about it, 1933 also saw
a terrible flood.  These are March 22, 1933.
1937, Looking north
toward Ohio

 

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Post Place & River Road Park Avenue, January 26, 1937

 

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O'Hearn & Bennett Grocery
W. Oak Street, 1937 Flood
January 27, 1937, four days before the
 flood crest, at the foot of Ash Street

 

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Ludlow Flood Scenes, (likely 1907 or 1913)

Elm Street

Yosties, at Deverill and Elm, in the 1964 flood

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Dave Schroeder writes on the rich history of Ludlow at this site.

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You can review the 1984 Ludlow application to the National Register of Historical Places here(pdf) 
It's got a good overview of a lot of Ludlow history. The pictures that go with it, from 1984, are in a different pdf, here.

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