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Photo Of Ohio River From Eden Park Overlook In Cincinnati

Here is a photo of the Ohio River I took from the Eden Park overlook in Cincinnati. I took this picture last July.

Here is information about Eden Park. 

I was thinking about our great inland rivers this morning because I have started to read Mark Twain–A Life by Ron Powers.

The Ohio River and Twain’s Mississippi River connect in Cairo, Illinois.

We are all connected as well.   

April 9, 2008 - Posted by | Books, Cincinnati, Pictures I Have Taken | , , , ,


  1. You must have read Huck Finn? It is brilliant (read it 3 or 4 tiems). Intersting blog.

    Comment by Eamon | April 9, 2008

  2. I go here almost everyday that i pick up violet from school. i stop here and smoke and think and look at the river before she gets out of school. its one of my favorite places.

    Comment by bill brady | April 10, 2008

  3. Eamon–I read Huck Finn in school many years ago. Might be time to do so again. Please visit the blog again. I added your blog to my blogroll.

    Bill–I often go there after I get off the plane in Cincinnati and before I go home to parents house.

    Comment by Neil Aquino | April 10, 2008

  4. Besides the calming view of the river and the opportunity to pause and reflect, there’s also the pleasure to be derived from watching kids ice skate on the frozen pond in winter, old men and kids play with battery-driven boats in the summer.

    Comment by Newton | April 10, 2008

  5. Ok, so this is funny. A friend of mine and I have places where “we tak’em when we tak’em.” IE — perfect places to go (where we tak’em) end a date (when we tak’em). She’s an Eastsider and I’m a Westsider. This is one of her places — mine is Mt. Echo. I, too, have many fond memories of this very spot. LOL

    Comment by Queer in the Cincy | April 20, 2008

  6. Mt. Echo–I’m due for a visit there as well. Maybe this year. Thanks for the comment and for the link on your blog.

    Comment by Neil Aquino | April 21, 2008

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