Links to other Norwood, Ohio, history sources
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These are official Norwood Historical Society media sites:
The Norwood Historical Society has no
connection to the
following sites and has no control over the contents of the sites,
the accuracy of that content or whether the sites are active. The links
been provided because they contain historical information related to
These may not be direct links to specific history pages on these sites,
since they have been known to change. Check the web sites' index for
Police Department History of Norwood Police Officer Anthony Overberg
Fire Department History - replaced the volunteer fire brigades of
Health Department - how to get Vital Records for those who were
born or died within the city limits since 1908.
Public School History - originally the Sharpsburg School District,
this organization is older than Norwood itself.
Branch of The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County - a
good source for Norwood History with an interesting history of its
- City of Norwood
- official City of Norwood website
- Norwood Business &
Professional Women's Club - a Norwood service organization founded
- Duck Creek Road
- text and pictures of this old, now-broken, path along the eastern
and southern edges of Norwood.
Archives - official site for Sears Homes. Site says that Sears
sold mail-order homes from 1908-1940 through their Modern Homes
!--New Haven Missionary Baptist Church - history of this church, which
was first started on Washington Avenue, Norwood, in January, 1954.
Over the years it has been located on Worth Avenue, back to Washington
Avenue, Hopkins and Carter Avenue, Reading Road, and, since 1974,
Indian Mound Avenue.--!
!--History of this church, which was first
organized at the old Norwood Town Hall in May, 1887. By 1891, the
congregation moved to their own building at the corner of Smith Road
and Floral Avenue. Since 1924, the church has been located at the
corner of Washington and Floral Avenues.--!
County Probate Court - besides information on records in the
Probate Court, a useful guide for genealogy research is on the site.
This includes details about other sources of records, including the
Norwood Health Department's birth and death records for $7.00 per
Views - an extensive old postcard and photo site with many Norwood
images. One page in particular is interesting — Norwood
and Cincinnati schools.
Ohio, on Wikipedia - contains much historical and current
information about Norwood.
- Did you know that Norwood had reports of UFO's in its past? A May
8, 2004, Cincinnati Enquirer story
tells about one man's efforts in researching the reported UFO's over
Norwood from August 1949 to March 1950. More details about the 1949
incident can be found by GOOGLEing
Healthy Historical Society. Another local historical society
photos and descriptions of Greater Cincinnati highways, bridges,
tunnels, etc., including some in Norwood
- Railroads of
Cincinnati with some mention of Norwood