See Ohio First

The Trail:

Introduction

Corbin’s Saloon

Clymer Hotel

Towers Hall

Temperance Row & Otterbein Cemetery

Anti-Saloon League Museum

State Theater

 

A thriving town proved to be inviting to saloon keepers and the Anti-Saloon League. Visit sites that played a role in establishing the 18th Amendment and sample how the community has changed from being the Dry Capitol of Ohio to a place where boutique brews are all the rave.


Site #1 —–Introduction
Corner of Main and State Street

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Site #2 —-Corbin’s Saloon
39 West Main Street

Henry Corbin and the Westerville Whiskey Wars

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Site #3—-Clymer Hotel
17 North State Street

The Clymer Hotel was the site of Corbin’s second attempt to sell whiskey in Westerville

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Site #4—-Towers Hall
1 South Grove Street

Otterbein College and the role of education, temperance, and equal opportunity

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Site #5—-Temperance Row & Otterbein Cemetery
139 West Walnut Street

The unique architectural styles found in this neighborhood won recognition as a National Historic District

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Site #6—-Anti- Saloon League Museum
110 South State Street

Housed in one of the buildings owned by the ASL, the Anti-Saloon League Museum showcases artifacts of the Temperance Movement

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Site #7—-State Theater
8 North State Street

Uptown Westerville bustles with boutique shopping and new dining establishments

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