Cincinnati, OH

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has several special collections, one is the famous Inland Rivers Library in the Rare Books and Special Collections Department. The Inland Rivers Library is the largest collection of river books and photos.

Directions:
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Main Library / North Building
800 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202-6900
Phone (513) 369-6957
Opening Hours: Mon - Wen 9 am - 9 pm, Thu - Sat 9 am - 6 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm.
www.cincinnatilibrary.org/main/rb.asp

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The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County


National Steamboat Monument

A replica of the American Queens paddlewheel is the centerpiece of the National Steamboat Monument on the Cincinnati Public Landing. The paddlewheel is surrounded by the interactive whistle grove, steel colums which steam and make music when you walk through. Along the riverfront there are more colums with engravements about steamboat history.

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National Steamboat Monument


Showboat MAJESTIC

showboat Majestic

The showboat MAJESTIC was built in 1923 and is the oldest and only operating showboat of the showboat era. The Majestic is located on the Cincinnati Public Landing.

Directions:
Showboat Majestic
Cincinnati Landmark Productions
PO Box 5255
Cincinnati, OH 45205
Phone (513) 241-6550 (tickets)
www.cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com/sbm/

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Showboat Majestic


Anderson Ferry

The Anderson Ferry operates between Anderson Ferry Road in Cincinnati, OH, and KY 8 in Constance, Northern Kentucky. It has been continuous in operation since 1817. The sidewheel ferry BOONE NO. 7 (#0678) is in operation since 1935. This former steam ferry was converted to diesel in 1947.

Directions:
Anderson Ferry
Anderson Ferry Road, Cincinnati, OH
4030 River Road, Constance, KY
Phone (859) 586-5007
Hours of Operation: May -Oct Mon -Fri 6 am - 9:30 pm / Sat 7 am - 9:30 pm / Sun 10 am - 9:30 pm, Nov - Apr Mon - Fri 6 am - 8 pm / Sat 7 am - 8 pm / Sun 10 am - 9:30 pm, closed on Christmas Day, toll: $3 per car, $0.50-1 per bike, $0.25 per pedestrian.

Anderson Ferry is located about 6 miles downriver downtown Cincinnati or 3 miles north Northern Kentucky Airport.

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Andersson Ferry


Tall Stacks

Talls Stacks is one of the biggest riverboat festivals held in Cincinnati, OH, and Covington and Newport, KY. The festival is held every 3 or 4 years in October. Next to the Belle of Cincinnati the Majestic America Line's(former Delta Queen Steamboat Company) boats usually take part in this festival.

Directions:
Tall Stacks
Greater Cincinnati Tall Stacks Commission
P.O. Box 30435
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Phone (513) 721-0104
www.tallstacks.com



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