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Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Canby Building

 
 
The Canby Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 6, 2021
1. The Canby Building Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1912 by Edward Canby of Dayton, Ohio. Itís developers intended the building to be very modern, and a high-class structure for businesses. The Canby, as it was referred to, was originally occupied by Morris & Palmer Dry Goods on the first floor. The second floor was occupied by Buckeye Cement Company. The third floor was home to an operations terminal of the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad until 1939. At the time, the Canby was known as the handsomest building between Cincinnati and Cleveland.
 
Erected 2021 by Citizens Federal Savings and Loan.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 21.593′ N, 83° 45.602′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main (U.S. 68) and Chillicothe Avenue (County Route 10), on the right when traveling south on South Main. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 144 S Main Street, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. The Strand / The Belle Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); The G.C. Murphy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shirkís Logan Tire Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Opera House and Opera Block (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Concrete Street in America (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartholomew founded the Buckeye Portland Cement Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartholomew utilized a small laboratory (within shouting distance of this marker); George Bartholomew (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
The Canby Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 13, 2022
2. The Canby Building
The Canby Building Postcard image. Click for full size.
3. The Canby Building Postcard
c. 1915 the Canby Building, Bellefontaine, Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 6, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   2. submitted on May 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   3. submitted on May 6, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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