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The annual North American festival of German-American "Turner" clubs is held in Cincinnati, Ohio

German-American "Turner" Festival, Cincinnati, Ohio, September 4, 1865, artist's impression, detail
09/04/1865
The annual North American Turnverein Festival was held in and around Cincinnati, Ohio, particularly Parker's Grove on the edge of the city.  It featured German-American gymnastics clubs from all over the country in social gatherings, parades, and displays of athletic prowess.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"The Turner Festival in Cincinnati," Harper's Weekly Magazine, September 30, 1865, p. 609. 
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