pork processing

Cincinnati’s Harriet Beecher Stowe House is now hosting the exhibit Rethinking Porkopolis, examining our city’s long history with pigs and pork processing. 

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There is a reason Cincinnati has adopted the flying pig as its unofficial mascot. It's a  reminder of the city's early days, when the pork processing industry was so vital to the city's local life and economy Cincinnati was known as Porkopolis.