Welcome to the Terrace Park Historical Society

New video about Terrace Park

Best Magazine has produced a wonderful video “Welcome to Terrace Park”, featuring long-time Terrace Park resident Julie Koehler.   The video is available here.  Don’t miss it!

Looking for a way to learn about our community and stay warm at the same time?  Stop by and visit our gallery and collections.   We are open to the public on Thursday afternoons from 1 – 4 pm, but you are welcome to contact us and arrange another time. Directions and contact information at the bottom of this page.

Winter Redbird Lane

Winter 2014 Redbird Lane Courtesy Gregg Smith

Volunteer

New to Terrace Park? Interested in history?

Please consider getting involved with the Terrace Park Historical Society. There are many ways, from organizing our materials, to keeping our technology up to date, to interacting with the community and schools, to connecting with other historical organizations in our area, just to name a few.

If you are interested, You may send us an email at tphistoricalsociety@gmail.com or call Susan Rodgers at (770) 616-1518.

Annual Membership Drive

Our annual membership drive is underway.   Please consider supporting us in the following year.    We have some exiting programs planned.   For information about the levels of membership and how to join, please check here.

Request to photograph Charles Meurer paintings

Thanks to everyone who responded to our request to photograph original paintings by Terrace Park artist, Charles Meurer. We will contact you for appointments in January.

We would like to preserve these photos in our archives as well as present some of them in one of our publications. We will not include ownership information unless it is requested.

Annual Holiday Brunch

Thanks to everyone who turned out for the Annual Holiday Brunch.   Susan Rodgers was delighted to be honored with the “Thanks for the Memories” award and by the recognition of her mother, Irene Updegrove, for her work as the Terrace Park Elementary School Librarian from 1972 – 1994.

New Lounge named for Tillie the Robinson Circus Elephant

“A new lounge named for perhaps the most famous pachyderm in Cincinnati history is being planned for Northside.  Tillie’s Lounge is expected to open to the public at 4042 Hamilton Ave. in February 2015, with soft openings in December and January. The bar is named for Tillie the elephant, the most famous of the exotic animals that traveled with John Robinson’s Circus in the early 20th century.”

Full story in the Cincinnati Business Courier.