Queen City’s oldest dweller: the Betts House

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Cincinnati’s architectural crown belongs to the Betts House, a survivor from the city’s early days. For over 200 years, The Betts House has been a part of Cincinnati’s history. Constructed in 1804 from brick, it stands as the oldest surviving building in Cincinnati and oldest brick house in Ohio. Originally a farmhouse on a sprawling estate, the Betts House witnessed the city’s growth firsthand. Today, this historic landmark in the West End serves as a museum, offering exhibits on Cincinnati’s history and historic preservation. Step back in time and explore the Betts House to discover the Queen City’s enduring legacy.

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