Fox Hardware

William H. Fox, an Irishman born in 1851, came to America at age 18. By the mid ‘70’s he had established a business as a tin worker in Cincinnati; in 1880, he opened a hardware store at Gilbert and Curtis in Walnut Hills. In addition to the normal tools and mechanics hardware and iron pots[…]

Hilltop Carriage

“If the question was asked: ‘In what city in the world are the greatest number of carriages manufactured?’ almost any American school boy would answer Cincinnati, Ohio.” – The Hub, October 1897 Walnut Hills boasted several carriage factories in the late nineteenth century. The finest quality coaches came from the Hill Top carriage shop between[…]