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THE CITY OF MILLERSBURG MEMORIES
Postcards from Millersburg
J. D. Walker Store in 1903.
You can see the Hawks Hardware in this picture from 1907. It's just to the left of the H.L. Abrams sign.
Pictures of the Methodist church over the years. It was originally a Baptist church and the Methodist is in the background. The Methodist church burned on April 26, 1926 as it was being prepared for John Maynard's funeral. The Baptist church was not being used so the Methodists bought it and moved it to the location on Main St. So both buildings were originally either on Gardener St (Methodist) or close by.
The above 4 pictures: Holihan House, it stood where the school stands now. I believe the first picture is before a remodel was done sometime in the early 1900's. Second and third picture shows how grand it was, and the last one is after the fire in 1911. Richard Holihan was a lumber baron, he also owned a business in town. The Holihan's had three sons and a daughter. They always retained ties to the Millersburg area. One of the sons, Glenn was a frequent visitor. I met him a couple of times and he donated to the depot project.
This is a picture of my Grandpa Mueller driving down main street in the 20's or 30's. Probably one of my uncles on the wagon. The large building is the Hawks Hardware store, then the Mills store, and then the Willings Bank Building.
Snow in Millersburg on April 8, 1923.
Neil Whitsitt, when he owned the grocery store in the burg. Circa 1940's?
An ad from 1946 when Baird's owned the tavern.
Some local businesses from 1952
Court Houghmaster and Alger Freel in front of the old post office. Court was postmaster for 27 years and Alger was mayor for 40 years. photo from Presque Isle County Advance
What put Millersburg on the map...D&M Railroad...1st depot
"Anyone remember playing miniature golf in Millersburg?"
Rick's repair after it burned down in 1989. From MaryLou Winfield:"This was Walkers store. Mrs. Peppers father. They had what Aunt Althea remembers as a Cigar store. Charlie Atkins shoe store and funeral home was on the east side of the street next to F. E. Hawks hardware store. Charlie was George Atkins Father."
This was shared on the group page Millersburg Memories by the McDonald family and I thought everyone here would like to see it. Ernie Kelley our manager is standing tall L rear. In front of Ernie is Dennis Stuttesman our score keeper. L of Dennis is Virgil Freel, Doug McDonald , Harold Brege, Willard Schaedig, Chuck Boerger, Neil Crevier, Bill Hyde. Front row L to R Claude Hyde, Dick McDonald, Lyle McDonald, Stu Lyons, Art Freel, Keith Beard, Glen Robbins. Our two young bat boys that year were Frank Schimel in uniform & Vic King. Not in the picture were Gene "Zo" Szymoniak, Al Johnson.
First Rainy Lake School, students in front of Hugh Freel cabin.
Rainy Lake School, now used as a hunting camp. circa late 1990's
This picture was taken in 1913 at the Cement School. From l to r, George White, Charity White, (both out of the picture here), Gershan Minier, Elmer Banks, Helena Banks, Erwin Banks, Gifford Inglis, Clinton McDonald, Miss Johnston, (teacher), Genevra Smith, Alice Smith, Clifton Avery, and in front of the teacher, Ardell Smith.
The photo of the third Millersburg School was taken in 1905, six years before the facility burnt down. The large four room school was attached to the second Millersburg School, a small one room facility which can be seen in the rear.
Image of the school house after the Millersburg Fire.
The fire hose used to fight the Millersburg fire.
Yesterday I posted the picture of the third school, today is the fourth one. It was built in 1912 after the fire of 1911 destroyed the previous one. Mr. Holihan donated five lots where his house had once stood before it also burned in the 1911 fire. This school building was gutted by fire on February 13, 1953 and replaced by the present school building (community center) in 1954. This is before my time but I know some of you went to school here, please tell us about it.
Millersburg Class of 1918
Class of 1923 l-r Back row: Mary Parris, Winifred Phelps, Ruth Trafelet, Leo Leach, Irma Robins; front row l-r, Grant Peters , Bernice Boadway, Helen Mills, W.C. Masten, (principal)
Class of 1929 & 1930- Millersburg L-R Back- Alice Parris, Thelma Reed, Lucille Szymmoniak, Eva Dempsey, Virgil Rolland, Principal, Lorene Rieger, Joyce Sutfin, Ruth Mills, Hilda Banks. L-R Front- Charlie Walter, Floyd Devitt, Theodore Disberry, Neil Whitsitt.
Class of 1935- L-R Back row George Freel, Valentine Lincoln (Aho), Maxwell Inglis, Mae Russell (Rose), O.A. Webster (principal), Grace Wright (Landers), Dale Valley, Front row, Donald McDonald, Leone Bonner (Peel), Helen Wilder (Fryfogle), Harold Banks.
PARRIS SCHOOL 1901 -Back row from left, George Campbell, Clinton Maynard, Belle (DeRosia) Rose, Muma (Bradley) Heron, Waiva (Bradley) Liebner and the teacher Lucy (Steele) Mills. Center row from left, Elida (Maynard) Wigglesworth, Florence Maynard, Clara (Woods) Ridley, Janie (Fawcett) Lail, Susie (Fawcett) King, Anna (Sonntag) Boyd, Edna Palmateer, Hattie (Burnham) Mason, Elizabeth Sonntag, Violet (DeRosia) Jarvis, Dinah Lindall and Sylvia (DeRosia) Crooks. Front row from left, Pearl Woods, Gail DeRosia, Elva Burnham, Lonnie De Peel, Fred Heron and Lennie DeRosia.
Parris School, Case No. 4-- 1918.
Parris School in 1919: Back row, l-r Clare Leach, Mary Parris, Emma Bradley, Lucille Mueller, Ray DeRosia, Lucinda Sharp, Alton Burnham, Gordon Galbraith (Dempsey), Russell Sigsby, Leo Leach, ? Swanson, Leo Dempsey, Sibel Burnham, Alice Heron. Middle row, l-r Miss Mildred Dalton (teacher), Edith Galbraith (Dempsey), Irene Szymoniak, Charlotte Mueller, Vera DeRosia, Florence Mueller, Ralph O'Meara, Mildred Parris, Henry Mueller. Front row, I-r, Eva Dempsy, Leona DeRosia, Hazel Bradley, second row, Clarence Peters, Martin Olson, Beatrice Sharp, Marjorie Sharp, and Stella Arkwood.
The two pictures above: Pictures from 1945 Twin School. First picture is Everett Stockwell, Charles Hart, Billy Woodruff, Barbara Cowper and Doris Johnston doing the photo bomb. I don't have the names on the second picture but Loretta Schaedig was the teacher at the time.