Saturday, May 22nd, 2010
Photo by Mark Pummell
The recreated lockkeeper's house stands a stone's throw from Lock One near the intersection of Washington Street (state Route 66) and Monroe Street (state Route 274) in New Bremen. In the original lockkeeper's house, the person in charge of raising and lowering the water levels in the Miami and Erie Canal looked out the top windows at either end to spot approaching boats.
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NEW BREMEN - An imposing 21/2-story building once again occupies a place of prominence along the west bank of the Miami and Erie Canal. Although referred to as the lockkeeper's house, it no longer serves as the residence of the . . .
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