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Gambling away history

Gambling away history.

Well, short of a pun, that is essentially what the Greenacres Foundation wants to do with the historic Gamble Estate in Westwood, a western neighborhood of Cincinnati. The historic mansion, constructed in the Queen Anne style in 1875 by James Norris Gamble, son of Proctor and Gamble Corporation's co-founder, it resided as a country estate amongst other rambling lots and farms near Harrison Pike.

James Gamble, an inventor and humanitarian, lived in the house for 57 years before passing away in 1932. His daughter lived in the residence until she died in the 1960s. From then on, it was in the ownership of the Nippert's.

Here is where the irony begins.

Continue on reading the remainder of the journal entry or check out the Gamble House article.







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