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Please note that there will be a
Friday Afternoon Business Session from 2:00 to 4:30
which was inadvertently omitted from the conference booklet.


Things to see and do Things to do in Cincinnati
in and around Cincinnati

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
museum and center based on the history of the Underground Railroad paying tribute to all efforts to abolish human enslavement and secure freedom for all people. Several guided and self-tour options available.

Eden Park
Home to the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Playhouse and the Krohn Conservatory, it is one of the most popular parks in the city. Landmarks include the Hinkle Magnolia Garden, gazebo, memorial tree groves, two lakes, foot bridge and walking paths, sculptures and playgrounds.

Cincinnati Museum Center
The Cincinnati Museum Center, in the magnificently restored Union Terminal railroad station is home to several museums and organizations, including the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Museum of Natural History and Science, as well as an OmniMax theater, Cincinnati Railroad Club, and the Cincinnati Historical Society and Library.

William Howard Taft National Historic Site
The birthplace and childhood home of William Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States. Restored and includes family portraits, books, and other items belonging to the Taft family.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
The Zoological Society of Cincinnati was founded in 1873 and opened its doors in 1875, making it the second oldest zoo in the United States.

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site (Union, KY)
A unique state park recognized as the birthplace of American Vertebrate Paleontology, with fossilized remains that were discovered in 1739. Today herds of wild bison roam and activities such as biking, fishing, camping, birding and more abound.

Creation Museum
A state-of-the-art 75,000 square feet museum presenting biblical history. Over 140 exhibits incorporating animatronics and life-size displays including Stargazers Planetarium, Special Effects Theater, and Botanical Gardens.

Findlay Market
Ohio’s oldest, surviving market house since 1855. A variety of local food stands, vendors selling meat and produce, plus a seasonal farmer’s market.

Coney Island Amusement Park
A small amusement park located right on the Ohio River with thrill rides, kid’s park, family attractions, and waterpark.

ArtWorks Public Art and Mural Tour
Walk through historic downtown streets exploring Cincinnati’s impressive collection of larger-than-life murals.

Ark Encounter
A one-of-a-kind historically-themed attraction featuring a full-size Noah’s Ark built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Three decks of world-class exhibits.

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Advanced online registration ends June 11!

Church of the Brethren Annual Conference | 1451 Dundee Ave. | Elgin, IL 60120
Chris Douglas, Conference Director | | 800-323-8039, ext. 364 or 847-429-4364
Jon Kobel, Conference Assistant | | 800-323-8039, ext. 365 or 847-429-4365
Debbie Noffsinger, Registration Coordinator | | 800-323-8039, ext. 366 or 847-429-4366

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