As promised I am including more historical information.
Starting with a shocking photo of a portion of the "row" taken just after the Flood of 1913.
1895-96 addresses Taken from the Logansport City Directory
#86 Kreuzberger, Robert (#80 modern day house number)
NO #94? Grusenmeyer, Anthony lives in a house here but CD 1895 uses #96
#96 Porter, Wm (#128 modern) CD 1895 uses #96 for Porter also
#98 Medland, John wife Bridget
#108 Stevens, L. Benton wife Anna –owner lumber mill
#112 Stevens, R. D.
#116 Harwood, Francis “Frank” (#118) a tailor
#120 Lux, John wife Frances
#128 Furbee, A. L. wife Ellen – traveling salesman
#128 Knowlton, Ellen – widow of C. – Charles?
#200 Wilson, Thomas H.
#217 Brown, Levi
#316 Neville, James –wife Mary died this year 1896 –RR shops
#228 -230 Schneeberger, Mathias wife Mary – Columbia Brewing Co. employee also operates A livery nw corner 3rd and Eel River Ave.
#330 Purcell, Charles
1911 Logansport City Directory:
#86 Case, Harry wife Carrie- no job listed 1897 he owns Island View Hotel/lives there
#90 Hoppe, Mrs. Mary widow of Henry1897 they live on Market – he’s grocer
#96 Seybold, J. Abner wife Jennie- Seybold Dry Goods, treas. 1897 lives on Market
#98 Medland, John wife Bridget- retired Architect
FIRST STREET COMMENCES
#100 Drompp, Fred wife Lena- pres. Stewart Dry Goods1897 lives on Wheatland
#103 Moroney, Matthew no spouse listed- work is Cass County treasurer
#104 Brookmeyer, John wife Edna – first nat’l bank cashier 1897 boards High
#107 Plank, Mrs. Carrie widow of James no listing for name 1897
#108 Stevens, L. Benton wife Anna - retired
#109 Small, John wife Susan – RR baggage handler
E. BROADWAY COMMENCES
#116 Harwood, Frank M. wife Margaret- tailor
#120 Lux, Mrs. Frances widow of John (Sr.?)
#128 Porter, William wife Alice – owner Porter Drugs
#132 McConnell, Stewart wife Eloise - attorney
#136 Snider, William wife Mary – retired merchant
SECOND ST. COMMENCES
#200 Graas, Ferdinand 1897 lives on Wheatland
#204 Lux, Harry wife Josephine – typewriters, office needs 1897 lives Broadway
#208 Sellers, Edward wife Matie – SEE PHOTOS BELOW
#212 Seiter, Victor E. wife Martha – pres. Logan State Bank1897 boards 4th St
#213 Dolan, John T. wife Mary – engineer Panhandle1897 lives on George
#217 Michael, James wife Ida – foreman city street dept. 1897 lives Michigan Ave.
#222 (221) Wecht, George J. wife Mary – Saloon owner1897 lives Linden Ave.
#224 Eckert, John daughters Agnes, Louise – Saloon owner
#226 Castle, Mrs. Elizabeth widow of Peter who owned saloon 1897 lived Miami Ave.
#228 Leffert, Leo wife Clara – foreman Pharos 1897 lived Miami Ave.
#230 Schneeberger, Mathias wife Mary – Columbia Brewing Co. employee
(continues with “nw corner 3rd J. M. Elliott and the 300 block, which became firestone tire – commercial bldg)
Notes by year:
Andrew McCaw (from Lafayette) owns #94, #98, #102 and #110
Gretchen & Todd Miller own #128 then bought #76 and #208 (at this time there are 18 remaining homes of the original 23)
The Jacksons, Harold & Brian own #210, the Victor Seiter home.
Making Eel River Avenue a “one way” street is proposed Pharos Tribune 12-14-2009, page 1
Making Eel River Avenue a “one way” street is proposed, once again.
July 18, 1895 homeowners are listed - having violated the board of health order to hook up to the sewer system. – Page 3, Logansport Daily Pharos clipping:
More to come on this area and about the people who lived here...