in the Public Realm
Whistle Grove: The National Steamboat Monument

Christopher Janney
Cincinnati Parks
  • Installed, 2002
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Rising above the concrete slopes of Cincinnati’s Public Landing is a three-story, 60 ton, exact replica of the original red paddle wheel from the American Queen riverboat. It is positioned about 40 feet off the ground, above a series of 24 metal smokestacks in what is known as the Dan and Susan Pfau Whistle Grove. The smokestacks showcase the importance of steam in the early days of riverboat travel and the relevance that riverboats played in the early history of Cincinnati.

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705 E Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

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