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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Madison Seminary – History

Madison Seminary 6769 Middle Ridge Road Madison Township, OH 44057 The beautiful and well-kept Madison Seminary overlooks the majority of neighboring farmland in Madison, Ohio. Little known to the passerby is that the old building has a long and tenured history steeped with pure emotion stemming from the origination of students’ lives to Civil War […]

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Ohio State Reformatory – History

Appearing as if an old medieval castle was dropped in Mansfield, Ohio; the Ohio State Reformatory is still a pinnacle landmark of architectural wonder and triumph in the town. Thought of as economical and socially helpful, the reformatory was meant to give troubled youth skills and tools to re-enter society to work in certain trades and […]

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