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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Martinsburg Roundhouse – History

Martinsburg Roundhouse 100 E Liberty Street Martinsburg, WV 25404   Once a great location for a rail yard for both business and supply transportation, the Martinsburg Roundhouse still stands today after its’ closure in the late 1980’s. The history has been well preserved thanks to the state of West Virginia, allowing guests to experience the […]

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1810 Tavern – History

1810 Tavern 234 Bridge Street Beaver, PA 15009 The most recent incarnation of the bar/restaurant is the 1810 Tavern which opened in early 2020. Prior to the 1810 Tavern, the building housed Plated and Poured, The Copper Dog, and Ella’s Coffee Shop. Not a lot is known outside of that for the building itself, but the […]

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