Meigs County Photos

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Meigs County Photos

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Historical photographs donated to the library featuring subjects in Meigs County and surrounding areas.

Items in the Meigs County Photos Collection

116 Headquarters officers
Civil War encampment

United Brethren Sunday School
Text on the back of the photo:
"United Brethren Sunday School about 1918 or 19
Mr Wm Venoy
Mr Griffith
William
William Diddle
Mrs Henry Zeicher Mother
Chiss Diddle
Mr Howell
Peck Terrell
Mrs Harvey Cockran
Winnie Hood
Eula May…

Farmers Bank during the flood of 2004
Photo of the flood of 2004, likely taken from Butternut Avenue, depicts flood waters completely covering Main Street. The drive-thru ramp of Farmers Bank is shown to have flood waters covering the exit. According to NOAA, the river crested at 52.2…

Gazebo during the flood of 2004.
Photo of the Gazebo in the upper parking lot during the 2004 flood. According to NOAA, the river crested at 52.2 feet on September 19, 2004.

Main Street Flood 2004
Photo of the 2004 flood taken from the Farmers Bank parking lot showing the upper parking lot and Main Street completely covered by the flood waters. According to NOAA, the river crested at 52.2 feet on September 19, 2004.

Main Street Flood 2004
Photo of the 2004 flood taken from Farmers Bank parking lot . Farmers drive-thru ramp, the intersection of Main Street and Butternut Avenue, and Doctor Brown's office, are shown with significant flood waters. According to NOAA, the river crested at…

Main Street flood  2004
Photo looking North on Main Street. Grace Episcopal Church can be seen, Pomeroy School that has since been demolished, and the First Baptist Church of Pomeroy. According to NOAA, the river crested at 52.2 feet on September 19, 2004.

Main Street Flood of 2004
Photo of Main Street during the 2004 Flood shows waters over Main Street and completely covering the entrance and front parking lot of Rite Aid. According to NOAA, the river crested at 52.2 feet on September 19, 2004.

Cherry Street 2004 Flood.
Photo of the intersection of Cherry Street and East Main Street during the flood of 2004. According to NOAA, the river crested at 52.2 feet on September 19, 2004.

Slope Cave-In at Syracuse
Mine collapsed. Located on the corner of Third and Bridgeman in Syracuse.

Lynn Street Flood 2004
Photo of the intersection of East Main Street and Lynn Street during the flood of 2004. People gathered at the Peoples bank drive to observe the river levels. According to NOAA, the water crested at 52.2 feet on September 19, 2004.

Couple with Car
A couple, believed to be Jenny and Pete Hendrix, pose with a car. "Athens, O" is visible on the front of the vehicle.

Syracuse Post Office
A man, believed to be Quesinberry, stands in front of the Syracuse Post Office.

Citizens Bank Note
Text on note reads:
"Middleport Furniture Co, No. 267 Middleport, O Feb. 19th 1873
CITIZENS BANK
Pay to _________________ or Bearer
Fifteen 0/100 Dollars
$15.00 RS Waddell, Assignee"

Hobson Car Shops
Text on photograph reads: "Hobson Car Shops, Middleport, Ohio"

1913 Flood at Syracuse Postcard
Written on the back of the postcard:
"Taken from our hill
M.B. Church in front.
M.E. Church in the distance."

Pomeroy - Mason  Bridge
Taken during the early construction of the Bridge of Honor which replaced this bridge.

Coal Barge on Ohio River
Printed on photo: "Coal barge on Ohio River, Middleport, Ohio"

Paddlewheel Barge
Printed on the photo: "W.H. Osborn River Scene, Pomeroy, Ohio"

River Scene, Pomeroy, Ohio
Three riverboats on the Ohio River taken at Pomeroy. Printed on the photo: "W. H. Osbourn River Scene Pomeroy, Ohio" Champion No. 3 is the boat in the foreground.

Syracuse Baseball Players
Guy Guinther and Joe Bob Hemsley pose in baseball uniforms with gloves in front of a building.

Flooded Pomeroy Parking Lot
Sign in foreground reads "Welcome to Historic Downtown Pomeroy" with the flooded Ohio River in the background. A gazebo is visible in the photo.

River Scene
Men stand on skiffs near the riverbank watching a riverboat pass by on the Ohio River.

Syracuse Elementary Lunch Ladies
Belived to be part of this group:
Eleanor Wingett
Anna Grace Oiler
Naomi London

Crow's KFC
Pomeroy Library visible in background

Postcard of Catholic Church
A postcard of what is believed to be the Sacred Heart Church (replaced by the building erected in 1898) addressed to "Miss Lorene Elson Magnolia Ohio" with a one-cent stamp. In the "correspondence" section of the card it reads "Valentine Greetings…

Syracuse Baseball Team
Bob Louks - coach
Bottom Row (left to right) - Wayne Hubbard, Ray Hood, Mike Jenkins, Johnny Lisle, Gary Jenkins
Middle Row (left to right) - Ernie Sisson, David Baker, Bill Knopp, Fritz Sisson, Carson Crow
Top Row (left to right) - Will Cundiff,…

Rolling Mill Coal Mine
Rolling Mill Coal Mine, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Mulberry Avenue, Pomeroy, Ohio
Mulberry Avenue, Pomeroy, Ohio, Meigs County

Meigs County Fair Grounds
Meigs County Fair Grounds, Rocksprings, Ohio

Meigs County Sheriff's Office and jail
Meigs County Sheriff's Office and jail, Pomeroy, Ohio

Coal Mine in Meigs County
Coal Mine in Meigs County, Ohio

Meigs Children's Home
Meigs Children's Home

Drawings of Pomeroy, Ohio
Drawings of Pomeroy by E.P. Grunsh (?) while ice bound in the Ohio River on the steamer J.B Ford March 7, 1858

Mount Union Baptist Church
Mount Union Baptist Church, Columbia Township, Meigs County, Ohio

Langsville Christian Church
Langsville Christian Church

Minister, Reverend Bretz and other men
Minister, Reverend Bretz and other men (X beside Rev Bretz).

Burlingham Church
Burlingham Church

A church in Rutland, Meigs county, Ohio
A church in Rutland, Meigs county, Ohio

A church in Rutland, Meigs county, Ohio
A church in Rutland, Meigs county, Ohio

A church in Rutland, Meigs county, Ohio
A church in Rutland, Meigs county, Ohio

Trinity Church
Trinity Church, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Simpson United Methodist Church
Simpson United Methodist Church, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Pomeroy Presbyterian Church<br />
Pomeroy Presbyterian Church, Meigs County, Ohio

Pomeroy Baptist Church
Pomeroy Baptist Church

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Historical Sketch of Peace Evangelical Church
1847-1922 Historical Sketch of Peace Evangelical Church, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio (Book)

Midway Community Church
Midway Community Church, Meigs County, Ohio

Middleport Church of Christ
Middleport Church of Christ, Meigs County, Ohio

Dexter Church of Christ
Dexter Church of Christ, Meigs County, Ohio

Carpenter Baptist Church
Carpenter Baptist Church, Meigs County, Ohio

Bradbury Church of Christ
Bradbury Church of Christ

Walnut St Hotel in Middleport, Ohio
Walnut St Hotel in Middleport, Ohio

Middleport &quot;Round House&quot; in train yard.
Middleport "Round House" in train yard, Meigs County, Ohio.

Middleport High School
Middleport High School

Ohio River iced over near Middleport, Ohio
Ohio River iced over near Middleport, Ohio

Coal barge on the Ohio River near Middleport, Ohio
Coal barge on the Ohio River near Middleport, Ohio

Middleport High School
Middleport High School, Meigs County, Ohio

Knights of Pythias Hall in Middleport, Ohio
Knights of Pythias Hall in Middleport, Ohio

Pasture field in Middleport, Ohio
Pasture field in Middleport, Ohio

Bungalow Park, Middleport, Ohio
Bungalow Park, Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio

Birdseye view of Middleport, Ohio
Birdseye view of Middleport & the Ohio River, Meigs County, Ohio

Flooded Mill St Middleport, Ohio
Flooded Mill St Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio

Middleport High School
Middleport High School once stood on Mill Street at North 4th Avenue. It is no longer standing. The Middleport Post Office now stands near where the school once did.

Flooded 2nd St, Middleport, Ohio, 1913
Flooded 2nd St, Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio, 1913

Middleport Union High School
A post card of the Middleport High School which was built shortly after the Civil War ended. It once stood in the location near where the Middleport Post Office stands today (2019).

According to: A.F. Lederer, POMEROY BEND, p. 408

"At…

River barge on the Ohio River in Middleport.
River barge on the Ohio River in Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio.

Middleport residential are
Middleport residential area, Meigs County, Ohio

Middleport Post Office
Middleport Post Office, Meigs County, Ohio

Middleport train tunnel
Middleport train tunnel, Meigs County, Ohio

Third St &amp; Carnegie Library in Middleport, Ohio
Third St & Carnegie Library in Middleport, Ohio

Second St, Middleport, Ohio postcard.
Second St, Middleport, Ohio postcard.

Mill St. In Middleport, Ohio
Mill St. In Middleport, Ohio

Middleport City Hall
Middleport City Hall, Meigs County, Ohio

Middleport Flood March 1912
Middleport Flood destruction March 1912

Middleport flood photo
Middleport flood photo looking north on Main Street.

Middleport Elementary School
Middleport Elementary School in Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio

Drug Store in Middleport, Ohio
E. Davis & Co. Drug Store in Middleport, Ohio

Riverboats on the Ohio River near Middleport, Ohio
Riverboats on the Ohio River near Middleport, Ohio

Mill &amp; 2nd Streets in Middleport
Mill & 2nd Streets in Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio

Captain House Inn
Captain House Inn in Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio

Southern Ohio Coal Co. buildings
Southern Ohio Coal Co. buildings on St. Rt. #124 in Salem township, Meigs County, Ohio

Salser Nial property
Salser Nial property in Sutton township, Meigs County, Ohio

Robison family home
Robison family home in Rutland township, Meigs County, Ohio

Robert Turner Farm
Robert Turner Farm in Scipio township, Meigs County, Ohio

Radford house
Radford house

Sugar Run Flour Mill
Sugar Run Flour Mill

Home on Mulberry Street
Home on corner of Anne & Mulberry Streets, in Pomeroy Ohio in Meigs County

Post Office
Post Office on 2nd Street in Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Downtown Pomeroy
Downtown Pomeroy Riverfront view

Overbrook Nursing Home
Overbrook Nursing Home in Middleport, Meigs County Ohio

Outhouse
Outhouse in Rutland township

Indian watering place
Indian watering place

Valentine B. Horton plaque
Valentine Baxter Horton plaque at the old "Bob Roberts' Field" Meigs football field in Pomeroy, Ohio

Lasher Farm
Lasher Farm on the corner of Lasher Rd and State Rt 124 in Rutland township, Meigs County, Ohio

Brick home on State Rt 124 in Rutland township
Brick home on State Rt 124 in Rutland township

Morgan&#039;s Raid Markers
Morgan's Raid Markers

House on 4th and Hooker St in Middleport, Ohio
House on 4th and Hooker St in Middleport, Ohio

Town marker
Town marker for "Historic Downtown Pomeroy"

Meigs County Mural
Meigs County Mural in Pomeroy, Ohio

Meigs Circus Calliope
Meigs Circus Calliope

Longstreth property
Longstreth property in Salem township, Meigs County, Ohio

Log home
Log home on Mallon's Run in Salem township, Meigs County, Ohio

Leading Creek
Leading Creek at junction of Jr. Ward Rd& County Rd 10 in Rutland Township

Langsville General Store and Post Office
Langsville General Store and Post Office in Rutland township, on St. Rt. #124

Wildermuth Brewery
Arch of the Wildermuth Brewery on Condor Street in Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Jonah Cotterill Farm and Lake
Jonah Cotterill Farm and Lake that he built

Jeremiah Gotsch Homestead
Jeremiah Gotsch Homestead

Meigs County jail in Pomeroy, Ohio
Meigs County jail in Pomeroy, Ohio

Hunting cabin
Hunting cabin in the Woods of the Raymond Cotterill Farm, in Scipio Township, Meigs County, Ohio

Hiram Chase house.
Hiram Chase house on New Lima rd in Scipio township.

Hart home
Hart home, corner of Brick & Lasley Streets in Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Harold Graham Home
Harold Graham Home on St. Rt. 143 in Scipio township, Meigs County, Ohio.

George Bradfield House
George Bradfield House on New Lima Rd & Zion Rd in Scipio township in Meigs County, Ohio

Floyd Cleland home.
Floyd Cleland home on County Road 10 in Rutland township.

State Farm
State Farm field as seen from State Farm Rd in Columbia township, Meigs County, Ohio

Farmland on the corner of Carpenter Hill Rd &amp; Dyesville Rd
Farmland on the corner of Carpenter Hill Rd & Dyesville Rd in Columbia township, Meigs County, Ohio

Eberfeld Home
Eberfeld Home on the corner of Mulberry Ave. & Anne St, in Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Home of Dr. Lasher
Home of Dr. Lasher located in Rutland Township on State Route 124, Meigs Count Ohio

Downing house
Downing house in Middleport, Ohio

Douglas home and farm
Douglas home and farm in northern Scipio Township

The Devil&#039;s Tea Table
The Robert Turner farm & the "Devil's Tea Table"

Cross grist mill on Bowman&#039;s Run
Cross grist mill on Bowman's Run in Sutton Township of Meigs County, Ohio

Image of cow in Leading Creek
Image of cow in Leading Creek

View  from State Farm Rd in Columbia Township
View from State Farm Rd in Columbia Township

Cleland Hill Rd in Rutland Township
Cleland Hill Rd in Rutland Township

Coal conveyor to Ohio River
Coal conveyor to Ohio River running through Salem Township and by State Route 124.

Fisher Funeral Home
Present day image of Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio

Ewing Funeral Home
Ewing Funeral Home in Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Dexter, Ohio Switchboard
Present day image of the location of the original telephone switchboard, located in the town of Dexter, in Meigs County, Ohio

Abraham Gotsch Farm
Abraham Gotsch Farm in Scipio Township

Meigs County Children&#039;s home
Present day image of the old Meigs County Children's home

Pomeroy Carnegie Library
Present day image of Pomeroy Carnegie Library

Chester Village Commons
Ohio Historical Marker for the Chester Village Commons.

Chester Courthouse and Academy
Present day view of Chester Courthouse and Academy

Chester Courthouse and Academy
Present day image of the Chester Courthouse and Academy

Chester Courthouse
Present day image of the old Meigs County Courthouse that was located in Chester, Ohio.

Chester Academy
Chester Academy

Chester Court House
Interior view of the old Meigs County Court House that was located in Chester, Ohio

Chester Court House
Interior view of old Meigs County Court House that was located in Chester Ohio.

Chester Court House
Exterior view of the Meigs County Court House that was located in Chester Ohio

Boat landing at Middleport
Large passenger boat landing at the Middleport levee. From the clothing, maybe in the 1920's. Postcard was sold from Martin & Roller Drug store on Mill St. in Middleport.

Middleport Street Carnival
N. Second St. closed for a Carnival. Citizens Bank on the corner, a barber shop and Cross Hardware.

Middleport Street Parade
Float in Middleport Street Parade going up N. Second. The name on the float is illegible

Middleport Street Parade
"Pomona Grange Slick Chicks" float going up N. Second St. in Middleport Parade

Middleport Street Parade
Float in a parade going up N. Second St.

Middleport High School Band
Middleport High School Band marching up N. Second St. Photo taken from the porch over Cross Hardware.

Middleport Street Parade
A float in a Middleport Street Parade. Name on float is illegible.

Middleport Parade
Photo of a street parade in Middleport. Taken from the porch above Cross Hardware. Waffle Shop across the street.

Middleport State Champion Baseball Team
Ceremony after the parade for the 1957 State Baseball Champions.

Middleport State Champion Baseball  Team
Ceremony at the "T" following the parade for the Baseball Champions

Middleport Street Scene
N. Second St. looking downriver. Taken from the porch over Cross Hardware.

Meigs County Cemetery Maps
Two maps of Meigs County, with highlighted cemeteries.

1930 Meigs County Champions
10 young men pose for a team photo with trophy

PHS Basketball Team 1924
8 players pose for a group shot of the PHS basketball team joined by 2 coaches-- photo formatted on a matte embossed with "Feiger Pomeroy Ohio"

Middleport Flood 1913
Written on the photograph:
"Mill St. looking W. after water was down
Middleport, O. Flood 3-30-13"

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