wdd2018-10-08T09:29:13-04:00Wayne Street Looking South From Fisher’s Hallwdd2018-10-08T09:29:13-04:00
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Adams and Harrison StreetsLike many other 19th century communities, Sandusky was not immune to epidemics of contagious diseases that occurred during this era. Unsanitary conditions were common in cities and other urban areas due to both a lack of sewer systems and limited access to pure clean water. Continue Reading >
wdd2016-12-05T13:14:57-04:00August H. Moss Housewdd2016-12-05T13:14:57-04:00
428 Wayne StreetAugust Moss was a prosperous banker and merchant who lived in this grandiose mansion built for him in 1842, residing near prominent Sanduskians such as Oran Follett, Lester Hubbard, and his brother J. O. Moss. Continue Reading >
SE Corner of Washington and Jackson StreetsA person looking in a south easterly direction from the northeast corner of Jackson and West Washington St. anytime during the latter half of the 19th century would have seen the old Beatty Church which stood just northwest of the courthouse. Continue Reading >
121 - 125 East Water StreetAndrew Biemiller built the Italianate style structure in 1866 to accommodate the German Turnverein Association, a German organization that promoted gymnastics and athletics, as well as the study of the German language. Continue Reading >
wdd2018-10-11T12:41:53-04:00Biemiller Opera Housewdd2018-10-11T12:41:53-04:00
Southwest Corner of West Water Street and Jackson StreetThe building which would in time become known as the Sandusky Theatre was built in 1877 by Andrew Biemiller. It was first known as the Biemiller Opera House. Continue Reading >
wdd2018-10-08T09:26:01-04:00Boy with the Bootwdd2018-10-08T09:26:01-04:00
Washington Street, between Columbus Avenue and Jackson StreetThe “Boy with the Boot” statue cast by J. W. Fiske Ironworks in New York City made its first appearance in Sandusky in 1895 at the foot of Wayne Street, just about two blocks northeast from here. Continue Reading >
wdd2016-12-05T13:14:58-04:00C.C. Keech Warehousewdd2016-12-05T13:14:58-04:00