THE TRIBUNE/JESSICA ST JAMES Bricks are scattered around Memorial Hall as crews have begun the demolition of the old building.
THE TRIBUNE/JESSICA ST JAMES
Bricks are scattered around Memorial Hall as crews have begun the demolition of the old building.

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Memorial Hall demo progressing

Published 10:39am Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Demolition of the 120-year-old Memorial Hall continues as employees from Southern Ohio Salvage have begun removing exterior bricks and debris from the building’s interior.

The $128,000 project is expected to last five weeks. Upon completion the building — a former monument to the Grand Army of the Republic and city government building will ultimately become a veterans memorial park.

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  • mickakers

    bigkahuna; A prime example of apathy. I second your comment, but I might add, not only the Hall “Rest in Peace” but also the men of The Grand Army of the Republic who fought, suffered and died preserving the Union, in whose memory Memorial Hall was built. We failed them!

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  • bigkahuna

    What a sad sad day. Rest in Peace Memorial Hall.

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