Cincinnati Memories

This Class Has Been Cancelled!

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Cincinnati Memories is a virtual tour of Cincinnati past and up to modern times.  Jeanne Rolfes is very knowledgeable and will take us a step back in time to learn and visit downtown Cincinnati landmarks and buildings such as Fountain Square, Carew Tower Complex, Dixie Terminal Building, City Hall, Findlay Market, Union Terminal and, an early look at the John Shillito Company, to name a few.  Her history in pictures of how great Cincinnati has always been, will surely be enjoyable for all history lovers of the Queen City.

Jeanne Rolfes, is a resident of Kenwood and native of Cincinnati, she attended Summit Country Day, Edgecliff College, and graduate school at Xavier University.  She enjoys reading and traveling having been to Iceland, Cuba, and Alaska.  Jeanne was an original walking tour guide for the Cincinnati Preservation Association program entitled Architrek, a two mile tour, which started in 2000.  Jeanne received funding from the Ohio Valley Foundation, and helped to develop a virtual walking tour aimed at senior centers, retirement communities, and church groups.  She has given more than 450 presentations to more than 3,000 people.  Due to the popularity of her presentation, Memories 1, she developed additional presentations called Memories 2, 3 & 4.

 

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