Government Square, Portsmouth, Ohio

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Title

Government Square, Portsmouth, Ohio

Description

Sepia toned image of Government Square, or Gallia Square, or Upper Market Square, or the Esplanade where Gallia Street meets Chillicothe Street. In 1893 George Kricker built the Kricker Building also known as the city building at the left. It held the Portsmouth City Offices, a bank, grocery, jeweler, business college and other businesses. On the right is the Royal Savings building.

Creator

H. A. Lorberg, publisher. Printed in France.

Date

1915

Contributor

Scan donated by Paul O'Neill from the Bill Glockner Collection

Format

9 x 14 cm scanned postcard

Coverage

Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio

Rights

Paul O'Neill

Collection

Citation

H. A. Lorberg, publisher. Printed in France., “Government Square, Portsmouth, Ohio,” Local History Digital Collection, accessed January 30, 2023, https://www.yourppl.org/history/items/show/18148.

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