Stephen A. Gerrard Mausoleum, Spring Grove Cemetery

Stephen A. Gerrard became wealthy and successful by using refrigerated rail cars to sell cantaloupe nationwide, becoming known as the "Cantaloupe King".  He was born in Cherry Grove in 1860 and eventually lived in a mansion at 748 Betula Avenue in North Avondale.  Gerrard died in 1936 after suffering a stroke.

Gerrard Mausoleum

Cincinnati Enquirer, February 17, 1936

Gerrard Mansion, 748 Betula Avenue

748 Betula Avenue, North Avondale

Stephen A. Gerrard Mansion, Wikipedia

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