History on Main

A photo of the Chief Hotel from its days full of guests

 

Photos courtesy of Leonard Cash

 
 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   In this week’s installment of “History on Main,” Leonard Cash begins a new series on the Chief Hotel that was located in the white building next to A-1 Agency, beginning with a News Letter Journal article from Sept. 1, 1938, when...

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A historical photo of downtown Newcastle.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   To wrap up the “History on Main” series, Cash wanted to go over a brief summary of block 11 on Main Street. We began this walk-through last week and ended on lot 6, so we pick up where we left off on lot 7, which was originally owned by...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   Leonard Cash has been doing a series on the various businesses on 204 W. Main St., where the present-day Weston County Courthouse Annex building is. Those businesses included a mercantile, the Weston County Bank, and Ford Motor Co. This...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   For the past four weeks, Leonard Cash has been going through the history of Weston County Bank, which was located on 204 W. Main Street (lot 1 of block 11). However, the bank building burned down in the 1912 fire, and when the bank...

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A historical photo of downtown Newcastle.

Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   After discussing the various businesses that have occupied lot 1 of block 11 (where the Weston County Annex building is), including a general store, pharmacy and bank, Leonard Cash decided to backtrack in this week’s installment of “...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent With Leonard Cash, historian    In this week’s installment of “History on Main,” Leonard Cash continues his series on the Weston County Bank building, located on lot 1 of block 11, but first he wanted to discuss the life of Jake Lang, who was the manager of the...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   Last week, Leonard Cash began a new series on the Weston County Bank that was once located on lot 1 of block 11. However, before it became the bank, it was a general store owned by I.H. Chase and managed by Jake Lang. However, Lang...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian    In this week’s installment of “History on Main,” Leonard Cash begins a new series on the Weston County Bank, located on lot 1 of block 11, which started out as a clothing and drug store, according to files from the Sanborn Map Co. The...

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A historical photo of the C.A. Ward Lumber Company building.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent With Leonard Cash, historian   For the past couple of weeks, Leonard Cash has been going down South Seneca Avenue for his series on the various odds and ends shops that once occupied that area. Today, he wraps up the series by discussing one last building, which is...

Arthur J. Harlow’s livery barn which he had expanded to include a blacksmith shop.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   In last week’s installment of “History on Main,” Leonard Cash made his way through South Seneca Avenue by discussing several of the buildings and businesses that occupied that area once upon a time. He pulled out records on Dr. McDuffie...

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