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    • Almon Edwin Pitts portrait

    • Portraits;
    • Almon Edwin (A. E.) Pitts was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 29, 1860 to Charles D. and Laura L. Pitts. In 1881 A. E. and his father Charles opened the C. D. Pitts & Son shoe store at 29 North High Street. A. E. developed the business and by...
    • Downtown
    • William G Deshler House

    • Historic buildings;
    • View of the Bishop's house, facing west from St. Joseph's Cathedral. Built in 1848, by William G. Deshler, this two story stone house later came to be part of the church grounds. Deshler's son John was born in the house in 1852, but the family...
    • Downtown
    • Gay Street Engine House #1 Engraving

    • Fire stations; Fire departments;
    • Engraving by William Riches of Gay Street Engine House #1 which operated from 1854-1892. The Gay Street Engine House, also known as the North Engine House, was built in 1854 and was the original No. 1 House. It was a single bay House and housed a...
    • Downtown
    • St Joseph's Cathedral - Rectory and Bishops House

    • Historic buildings; Cathedrals;
    • Street level view of St Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Rectory and Bishops house. The Bishop's house on the left side of the image, was originally the home of William G. Deshler before he built a larger house at Broad and Third Streets in 1859....
    • Downtown
    • Hubbard Residence, North High Street

    • Historic buildings; Dwellings; Architecture, Domestic
    • The home of William B. Hubbard, a lawyer, legislator, financier and prominent citizen of Columbus. Hubbard spent time as an Ohio Senator and was President of the US Agricultural Society in his later years. He built the house in 1850 and died...
    • Near North University; Victorian Village; Short North
    • Thurber house

    • Thurber, James, 1894-1961--Homes and haunts--Ohio--Columbus.; Architecture, Domestic;
    • This house is believed to have been built around 1873. From 1913-1917, it was the home of Charles and Mary Thurber and their three children including the future writer James Thurber. It was during this time that James attended the Ohio State...
    • Downtown
    • Gay Street Engine House.

    • Fire fighters; Fire stations
    • The Gay Street Engine House, also known as the North Engine House, was built in 1854 and was the original No. 1 House. It was a single bay House and housed a hand force pump named "Fame" and later in 1861 a Silsbee Steamer. The station was in use...
    • Downtown
    • Bishop's Residence at St Joseph's Cathedral

    • Historic buildings;
    • Built in 1848, by William G. Deshler, this two story stone house later came to be part of the church grounds of St. Joseph's Cathedral. Deshler's son John was born in the house in 1852, but the family moved on in 1859 when Deshler built a larger...
    • Downtown
    • Metropolitan Opera House

    • Theaters
    • The November 30, 1874 Dispatch reported that the Metropolitan Opera House was the first building in Columbus with electric ignited, gas jet lighting.
    • Downtown
    • Alexander G. Patton house photograph

    • Architecture, Domestic; Dwellings
    • Photograph of the house of Alexander Gilchrist Patton, who founded Patton Manufacturing Company in 1874 as makers of hollow ware, cast-iron tea pots, kettles, and griddles. The company operated until 1900. This house was constructed in 1878. The...
    • Downtown
    • George W. Foster house

    • Historic buildings; Dwellings;
    • From the book- "The old Foster homestead which for years stood at the northeast corner of Mound and High streets, represented a type of architecture familiar to a generation ago, but now all but passed away, to the regret, it may be added, of many...
    • Downtown
    • William B Hubbard House

    • Historic buildings; Dwellings; Architecture, Domestic
    • Bare trees surround the home of William B. Hubbard, a lawyer, legislator, financier and prominent citizen of Columbus. Hubbard spent time as an Ohio Senator and was President of the US Agricultural Society in his later years. He built the house in...
    • Near North University; Victorian Village; Short North
    • Harrison House

    • Architecture, Domestic
    • Located at 570 West Broad Street in Franklinton, the Harrison House, also known as the Jacob Oberdier (or Overdier) House, was built in 1807. The name Harrison House came from General William Henry Harrison who used it as his military quarters...
    • Franklinton
    • Anna L. (Mrs. George) Mitsch

    • Portraits;
    • Anna L. Mitsch (1/19/1864-) was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and worked in Columbus as a milliner from 1898-1901. In the 1910 census she was listed as the widow of her first husband, Madison Radcliffe, and the head of household at a boarding house.
    • Downtown; Franklinton
    • Bishop's Residence at St Joseph's Cathedral

    • Historic buildings; Carriages and carts
    • Horse drawn carriages drive down Broad Street, past the Bishop's Residence at St. Joseph's Cathedral. Built in 1848, by William G. Deshler, this two story stone house later came to be part of the church grounds of St. Joseph's Cathedral. Deshler's...
    • Downtown
    • Snow House

    • Dwellings
    • This is a picture of the Snow House in Worthington. It was built around 1816. One of it's most notable owners was John Snow, February 15, 1780 - May 16, 1852. He was a free mason and was a Master of New England Lodge. The house was occupied by...
    • Worthington
    • Miner House

    • Dwellings
    • From the book- "This fine old homestead was built by Isaac Miner in 1823 under the supervision of Dr. Lincoln Goodale who lived in the vicinity at the time. It is located on an elevation not far from Greenlawn Avenue and Jackson Pike. The bricks...
    • Franklinton
    • Skeele House

    • Dwellings
    • Skeele House
    • West Olentangy;Marble Cliff
    • Neil House Beauty Shoppe, photograph

    • Historic hotels; Beauty shops;
    • Laura Riker operated the Neil House Beauty Shoppe on the Mezzanine Floor of the Neil House Hotel. The Shoppe provided all the beauty arts by operators of established reputation, special makeups for parties, scalp treatments for men, health baths...
    • Downtown
    • Schmidt's Fudge House, postcard

    • Confectioners;
    • Schmidts Fudge House was one of the businesses operated by brothers Grover and George Schmidt that grew out of their family’s’ meat packing company. Located at 220 East Kossuth Street it was in the same building and adjacent to Schmidt's Restaurant...
    • Near South; German Village

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