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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Bremen, Ohio
Location of New Bremen, Ohio
► Auglaize County (68) ► Allen County (92) ► Hardin County (45) ► Logan County (142) ► Mercer County (76) ► Shelby County (50) ► Van Wert County (28)
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|J.H. Hoffmann constructed this
Queen Anne designed structure in
1892. The exterior is the classic
example of the 'corner drug store'.
The business is one of the oldest
continuous operating pharmacies
in the state of Ohio. Purchased in
1916 By . . . — — Map (db m167119) HM|
|Located at a prime site during the peak canal days, this building was constructed as a residence circa 1848 and later sold in 1864 for an unheard of price at that time -- $3500. — — Map (db m157995) HM|
|A typical New Bremen German-style structure built between 1879 and 1889, it was used as a combination home and retail business. The building was constructed on the corner property line to maximize the area for a vegetable garden and also features a . . . — — Map (db m157996) HM|
|Constructed in 1864, this is the oldest cast iron "bowstring girder" bridge in Ohio. Originally part of a three-span structure over the Auglaize River in Wapakoneta, the bridge was moved to Moulton Angle Road north of New Knoxville in 1904. In 1984, . . . — — Map (db m22947) HM|
|The Miami Erie Canal, built 1825-1845, 244.5 miles long, was a transporter of passengers and freight between Lake Erie and the Ohio River. This section is Loramie Summit., a 21 mile plateau of water retained by Lock 1-N (this marker) and Lock 1-S at . . . — — Map (db m22946) HM|
The Lockkeeper's House was the residence of the Lockkeeper and his family. The Lockkeeper was on duty 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and was responsible for operating the lock as needed to move boats through the . . . — — Map (db m22781) HM|
Lock One North is one of 105 locks used to raise and lower boats traveling between Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Large wooden gates were built at each end of the lock to hold water in the lock. A boat, pulled by a team of . . . — — Map (db m23062) HM|
|Dedicated to the citizens of New Bremen who served this community and country by the Village of New Bremen and American Legion Post 240 — — Map (db m167050) WM|
|In 1896 the New
Bremen volunteer fire
department was formed. A vote
was taken to construct a
building, and this lot was
purchased for the sum of $700.
A barn that stood on this site
was razed, and the new fire
station was dedicated in . . . — — Map (db m167117) HM|
|The Miami and Erie Canal, connecting the Ohio River with
Lake Erie, was the primary mode of transportation for
cargo in the mid to late 1800s. This allowed towns like
New Bremen to quickly grow and prosper. Local farm
boys, leading the family . . . — — Map (db m167049) HM|
|This home has been restored from logs and the floor plan of the second oldest cabin in Mercer County. It is an example of a shelter the earliest settlers used in the 1830's. At the first sign of spring, a German immigrant family would move north . . . — — Map (db m100741) HM|
|The Miami & Erie Canal and New Bremen
Begun in 1833, the Miami Extension linked the Miami Canal in Dayton to the Wabash & Erie Canal at Junction. Engineering difficulties, epidemics and the Panic of 1837 delayed completion of the Extension . . . — — Map (db m20023) HM|