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Miscellaneous Monroe History
« on: May 03, 2013, 09:53:04 AM »

Sometime's there are time's when don't really have a category so.... This is what this thread is for.
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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2013, 10:06:33 AM »

This is a game I recently purchased. It is called "The Game of Monroe: Wheeler-Dealer. From what I can tell, all the pieces are in the game. The date on the game is 1980. Which at this time, makes this game 33 years old. I was told where I got it that the game was made from the Monroe High School. Some businesse's on the game board are not around anymore. There is a list of names on the board of Monroe Jaycee Membership, Jaycee Auxilliary and Past Presidents.



The businesses names, address and phone numbers are on the board are as follows: Start: St. Marys Park, Monroe Medical Center, Jackson Rental The Tool Shed, Monroe House of Travel, The Bike Rack, Athena Restaurant, Yaeger's Shoes, Monroe Sports Center, Harvey's Paint & Supply, Hoffman Turner Agency, Monroe High School (Corner), Professional Village Pharmacies, Inc, Towne Club Pop, LeGalerie, Monreo Aluminum Prod., Monroe Bank & Trust, New World Monroe Real Estate, Monroe Housing (Corner) Bob Kapp Friendly Ford Inc., La-Z-Boy Chair Company, Piedmonte Electric Co. Inc., Diamond's Men's Wear, Caspers Party Store, Elliott's TV-Appliance, WVMO FM 98.3, C & B Automotive Beach Auto, Monroe County History Museum, Monroe City Hall (Corner), Mignano's Food & Beer Centers, Sam Morris Inc, Cash & Carry, Ray's Music, Earl Little Funeral Home, North Monroe Greenhouses Inc., First National Bank.
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2013, 10:47:11 AM »

Why no railroads?

In Monroe every other square should have been a railroad.
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2013, 08:58:48 PM »

Mmmmm......... Towne Club. Also nice to see Harvey's Paint Supply. I had totally forgotten about that place. 
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2013, 08:27:37 AM »

Here's a link to a MEN photo gallery...  can't copy and paste the photos so you'll just have to check them out.  Several historic photos of some of the old Monroe schools (many have already met their date with the demolition crew).

http://monroenews.smugmug.com/Other/Special-Orders/22801453_BJtXbz#!i=2424925273&k=qcZG57h
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« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2013, 08:40:10 AM »

Can anyone identify this building?

I know there's not much to go on...  it's titled "trainstop" so that is what piqued my interest.

The chimney would certainly be distinctive if the building is still standing.  Also it looks like there may be a small footbridge in the background so a railroad stop near a creek...  how many of those could there have been in Monroe County!?

http://monroenews.smugmug.com/Other/Special-Orders/22801453_BJtXbz#!i=2420801784&k=CtLJRCm&lb=1&s=O
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2013, 09:14:31 AM »

An interesting view of Lake Erie.  It's dated 1934-35.

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« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2013, 10:15:05 AM »

I posted the picture of the game on Face(I need a life)Book and I got a reply about it.

"The Monroe Jaycees ordered these game in the 80's to help fund for the Miss Monroe Pageant and their Annual Easter egg hunt."
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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2013, 10:38:38 AM »

A few years ago during "Custer Week" they held a tour of Woodland Cemetery.  Some great history there as well.

Aside from the war figures, the two I remember are the members of the Morton family, the salt people, and I believe someone notable dealing with Numismatics is buried there as well.

Also there is a great deal of cemetery iconography to be found as well at that location.
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2015, 12:42:24 PM »

A very interesting article in the MonroeNews (and now on their website)...

a man with a home on Wadsworth Street in the city has been 'digging up history'...

well, at least some historical artifacts!

More at:  http://www.monroenews.com/news/2015/feb/12/monroe-man-digs-artifacts-beneath-wadsworth-st-hou/

There's a link with several photos at the bottom of the article!
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« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2015, 01:57:52 PM »

Mayo always said there were secret places under buildings...   here's proof!
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« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2015, 04:53:51 PM »

Mayo always said there were secret places under buildings...   here's proof!
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« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2015, 09:46:34 PM »

:D
Did anyone invite you to "visit" the site?
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« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2015, 08:08:14 AM »

Did anyone invite you to "visit" the site?
Nope. It would be interesting. I know right where my shaker screen is.
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History Japanese Sub Downtown Monroe!
« Reply #14 on: May 31, 2015, 07:13:47 PM »

July 1943   Japanese Sub - Downtown Monroe  this is across the street from the Monroe Theatre.   

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