Twin City Opera House – History

Twin City Opera House 15 West Main Street McConnelsville, OH, 43756 The small town of McConnelsville, Ohio, about an hour north of Athens, Ohio, was once a busy, bustling area back in the mid 1800’s. At the center of the town sits the former town hall and opera house, built over an old burnt down […]

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Fairfield County Infirmary – History

Fairfield County Infirmary 1549-1575 Granville Pike Lancaster, OH 43130   Just southeast of Columbus, Ohio, the small town of Lancaster holds a dark past in the form of an old brick building. The first incarnation of the Fairfield County Infirmary was a simple wood-framed structure which quickly grew and expanded to the large, three story […]

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Wildwood Sanitarium – History

Wildwood Sanitarium 71 Prospect Ave Salamanca, NY, 14779   Surrounded by wooded state parks rests the small town of Salamanca, NY. On the outskirts of this town, an old stone building holds a past dating back to the late 1800’s. This historical building appears as a quaint old home but on the inside, and based […]

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Blennerhassett Island – History

Blennerhassett Island Lubeck, WV, 26101   A secluded and historic island situated on the Ohio River right in the middle of Ohio and West Virginia, Blennerhassett Island is currently a state park including a single roadway and only a limited amount of docks. This island connects the two states via the Blennerhassett Island Bridge and […]

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Grand Midway Hotel

Grand Midway Hotel 1303 Midway Avenue Windber, PA 15963   About two hours east of Pittsburgh and just south of Johnstown resides the small town of Windber, PA. In that town, one of the oldest buildings, and still active businesses in the small coal town, the Grand Midway Hotel stands as an ominous and macabre monument to the history […]

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Gill House – History

Gill House 342 Harding Way West Gailon, OH 44833   Long before the construction of the Gill House, the Gill family had made Gailon, Ohio their home and even helped mold the town into what it is today. The original Gill family relocated to Gailon occurred around 1818 beginning with David Gill and his brother-in-law, […]

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