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    • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, c. 1930

    • Churches; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This church building was erected in 1877 by the Church of Ascension. After that congregation moved, the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church rented the building from J. Thomas Sebald for $35.00 per month. The rental fee included the use of a piano,...
    • Armory Building, c. 1903

    • Armories; Young Men's Christian Associations; community centers; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This building at the northeast corner of Second (Manchester) and Broad had seen many uses before being torn down to make way for the Middletown Civic Association Building. Joseph Sutphin built the original portion as his family's home. Pioneer...
    • Old Methodist Episcopal Church, 1881

    • Churches; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The First United Methodist Church of Middletown traces itself to the activities of The Rev. James Grimes. In 1829, the Methodists they erected their first building at the corner of Main Street and today's Manchester Avenue. This photograph is of...
    • Middletown Civic Association, c. 1940

    • community centers; Public service organizations; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This building is best remembered as the first home of the Middletown Civic Association. It was located on the northeast corner of Manchester Avenue and Broad Street. The section of the building shown here was constructed by the Joseph Sutphin...
    • Original United Brethren Church Building, c. 1922

    • Art; Churches; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The first church building located on the lot where Faith United Methodist was located was a small building that was known as "The Little Tin Church." The first service held by the United Brethren Church in Middletown was held in a storeroom on...
    • Lemon-Monroe High School, c. 1958

    • Schools; Monroe (Ohio)
    • In 1881 Monroe had a school on the site of the high school at Butler and Elm Streets. It was torn down and a new building was built in 1912. Additions were made in 1924, 1936, 1939, 1949, 1952, and in 1953 the third floor was added. Further...
    • Old City Building, Broad Street, 1882

    • City Halls; Fire stations; Middletown (Ohio); Municipal buildings; Public buildings
    • In 1880 Middletown erected its first City Building, located on North Broad Street with a 50-foot frontage, at a cost of less than $10,000. The old building which they had used as a "calaboose" (jail) was sold for $20. This new building contained...
    • Middletown Journal, Canal Street, c. 1885

    • Newspaper industry; Business enterprises; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The Middletown Journal has occupied five different buildings. The first issue, which appeared January 12, 1857, was printed in the Odd Fellows building on Main Street. Here the business remained until the late 1870s, when an imposing two-story...
    • Old City Building Fire, January 8, 1984

    • city halls; schools; fires; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Empty at the time, fire struck Middletown's old city building on January 8, 1984. The building opened in 1909 as Middletown High School. After Roosevelt Junior High School opened in 1930, the building became Middletown's City Building and continued...
    • Last Building of Central Works Demolished, July 1983

    • Armco; Demolition; Ruins; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The last original Armco building left standing on the west side of Curtis Street was the old general office building. After rhe new one has been constructed, this building was used for other purposes. It was finally demolished the last week of July...
    • Middletown Civic Association Building, 1965

    • Public service organizations; Community centers; Middletown (Ohio)
    • On Sunday, May 17, 1964, the new Civic Association Building was dedicated. One thousand people toured and marveled at the building's interior. After it was constructed many of the groups that the Civic Association supported made use of the...
    • The First School-house, c. 1815

    • Schools; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Often called "Old Brick," Middletown's first building built as a schoolhouse was built in 1815. It was a one story, 20 by 30 foot, brick building. At one end was a huge fireplace that was later replaced by a stove. Joseph Galbaith was one of the...
    • Canal Street Property, June 5, 1931

    • business enterprises; demolition; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This building, located between North Verity Parkway and North Canal Street, is being torn down. The building in front at 1131-1137 Central Avenue, according to the 1930-31 City Directory, contained Louis A. Shapero clothing store, barber Edward...
    • Old YMCA Brotherhood, c. 1895

    • Youth organizations; Young Men's Christian associations; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This property became the Middletown YMCA in January 1892. It was a house that Capt. Robert Wilson donated to the YMCA, then called the Brotherhood, on December 14, 1891. In 1897 the YMCA ceased operation and closed the building, which it sold...
    • Broad and Third Streets, c. 1880

    • Horse railroads; Business enterprises; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Herbert Fall drew many drawings recording the events of the past. This is his drawing of the northeast corner of Third Street(Central avenue) and Broad Street. The building in the center is the Jacoby Building. Several people who became Ohio...


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