Barbara Haven

Barbara moved to Walnut Hills in her early 20’s (1957). She and her husband have lived in Cincinnati ever since, raising 3 daughters. They have been active in Church of the Advent in Walnut Hills, as well as in other WH organizations. These audio files are from an interview with Barbara conducted on July 17,[…]

Children’s Hospital founders

In 1883, three Episcopalian women determined to open a new hospital in Cincinnati to care for sick children. The idea originated with a Mrs. Robert Dayton, herself left nameless in standard histories of the hospital. Mrs. Dayton approached the Episcopal bishop with her idea; he suggested that she might approach other women in the diocese’s[…]