|A lot of sand, 1909||A lot of sand, 1887
From a Facebook post by John Snyder
Manhattan Bathing Beach, Dayton, Kentucky, 1928
Did you know there were natural, white sand beaches in Bellevue and Dayton?
Read about the beaches here
Girls at the Beach
|Clara Hemmerle McClanahan and Clara's sister-in-law,
Christine McClanahan Heise, enjoying the Ohio River
Beach at the end of Dayton Street, August 8th, 1929.
The Naomi Canoe Club
Definitely Dayton or Bellevue, the club is believed
photographed here at Manhattan Beach in Dayton.
These men are likely from an Odd Fellows Lodge in Covington, Naomi Lodge #129
(This image graciously provided by K Sutkamp, who would be
interested in hearing from you if you have further info on the Canoe Club)
There were conventions at the Dayton Beach.
These conventioneers appear to be from Cleveland.
|Dayton Beach Scene
from a Facebook post by Penny Merry
|“Mt. Adams from Newport Beach”
A painting by Matt Daly (1860-1937)
|Painting showing the Dayton Beaches
|Frankly, we're not sure if this is Dayton, Bellevue, or part of each. On the Ohio side, that's Cincinnati Sheet Metal & Roofing, and, American Steel & Wire Co.|
Kentucky Post, August 4, 1946
|Greyhound racing at Tacoma
Kentucky Post, October 30, 1936
|From a Facebook post by Larry Douglas|
|The Tacoma Roller Coaster
after a 1939 storm
|The Tacoma Punch Bowl,
home of boxing matches that
drew thousands. c. 1920's
|Setting up for a Boxing Match
From a Facebook post by Larry Douglas
|There was an earlier Cincinnati Bengals football team in 1937. It was a minor league team, and they played some of their games in Dayton. Some at Tacoma, some at the O. W. Davis Field. The video here by Cam Miller will tell you all about it.|
|From a Facebook post by Tammy Cornett|
|The pool at Tacoma|
|The pool at Tacoma
From a Facebook post by Rodney Townsley
|The 1937 Flood at Tacoma, which pretty well ended Tacoma's glory days|
|Clark Street Bar||Canoe Harbor|
|Nicky Brennan||Mary & Don|
Early celebrity souvenir cards. Sic transit gloria mundi.