I will be visiting Cincinnati this coming June and I would like to see the Pinecroft estate where Powel Crosley Jr lived. Can anyone give me an address so that I can go find this place? If there are any other buildings in Cincinnati that are still standing that have strong connections to the history of Powel Crosley, please advise.
I have been reading the new Crosley book and find it quite fascinating and would like to see some of the places mentioned in the book.
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 05:41:11 +0000
Subject: =CROSLEY= Anniversary Reminder
||Crosley Yahoo! Group|
||1939: Mrs. Gwendolyn Aiken Crosley dies suddenly at 48.|
||Monday February 25, 2008|
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||CROSLEY CAR OWNERS CLUB (CCOC) - 4526 29th Avenue|
|City State Zip:
||Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-3044 |
||Gwendolyn Aiken Crosley was the daughter of Walter H. Aiken, supervisor of music in Cincinnati schools. Mrs. Crosley had accompanied Powel to the airport the day before for his flight to Cincinnati. With her when she died was her daughter, Mrs. Martha Page Jennings. Gwendolyn Aiken married Powel Crosley Jr. in Cincinnati in 1910. She had suffered from respiratory illness for some time and the actual cause of her death was never learned. Other survivors include her son Powel Crosley III and her brothers Walter Avery Aiken and Victor A. Aiken of Richmond, Indiana. Powel Crosley Jr. lifelong dream of building an automobile is just two months away, and he is so distraught that he never returns to the Sarasota home, which survives today as a museum.|
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