The Tecumseh Theater Story

The Tecumseh Theater is located on Shawnee, Ohio’s Historic Main Street. The district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its unique boom town architecture and important role in industrial and labor history. The three story structure was known as a “skyscraper” when it was built in 1907 by the Improved […]

The O’Bear Hotel

On April 23, 1872, Anna O’Bear purchased Lot No.8 and 9 in Shawnee. The old Gordon Farmhouse was located on the back side of these lots and Mrs. O’Bear built the large hotel on the side of this and operated the O’Bear Hotel.  On October 3, 1891, President McKinley spoke from the porch of this […]