106 N. Main St.
||Dwelling - 1906 (by 1914 lot divided into 2) i would say that the property took in both 104 & 106 N. Main st.|
"Neighbor" CROMLEY homestead, gone now, which stood on Main Street where RECTOR's Pharmacy is now. It was still
there around 1898, as a number of people recollect, an old frame house, which sat back from the street a bit and had a yard a
round it. The yard was fenced. - one townships Yesteryears
||Wednesday, March 12, 1941 Rochester Sentinel
Plymouth, Ind., March 12. - ohn S. CROMLEY, age ninety-six, of Culver, last Civil war veteran of Marshall
county, died yesterday of pneumonia. Born in Ohio, he moved to Culver at age ten. He operated a meat market
at Culver for many years. Three sons survive. |
1908 - November 19 - Three new store buildings are to be built this fall on the Porter corner.
|| City Meat Market - Zechiel Brothers|
1909 - Jan 14 - Easterday and Zechiel have installed their meat market in the new Porter building
1909 - March 4, The Culver Meat Market is one of the best lighted places in town
since new gas lamps were placed in the windows.
1911 Mar 28 Robert McFarland has purchased Earl Zechiel's meat market and will take possession immediately.
1912 APRIL 11 Charles Alexander is the new cutter in Zechiel's meat market, taking the place of Mont Foss.
1912 - Oct 3 - The fronts of the Zechiel Meat Market, Rector's Pharmacy, and Porters' Restaurant have all received
a fresh coat of white paint with green trimmings
19 Mar 1914 - Zechiel & Elick have sold the city meat Market to W. H. Porter who takes
possession next Monday Victor Elick will remain in his employ this summer.
||meats - 1914  |
City Meat Market - 1914 - W. H. Porter
1920 - Mar 3 - The City meat market has again changed hands. Raymond Mikesell a former owner, has bought it.
Sam Williamson, the retiring proprietory, will probably take over the duties of county surveyor which have been
preformed by his deputy.
'S' 1924-1937 (Sanborn map)
1920 - Jun 20 - Raymond Miksell has sold his meat market buisness and residence property to M. H. Ewalt of South
Bend and will go to San DIego, Calif., in about three weeks with a view to locatinfgthere if suited.
Ewald's Meat Market - 1 July 1920-1940 - Milton Ewald
1922 - Mar 15 - Another Culver Merchant Locates Permanently in Main Street Property
The W. H. Porter store building occupied by the City Meat Market was sold to M. H. Ewald last week.
Mr. Ewald will excavate a basement underneath the building and will replace the present refigerator with a
larger one containing two compartments one for holding meats in storage foe aging. A larger refrigerating
machine will also be installed.
Eventually new coutners and other up-to-date equipment will supplant the present outfit.
Mr. Ewald's success since he became proprietor of the City Meat Market is due to his energetic methods,
and his thorough knowledge of the meat buisness and of the demands of the public.
1923 - Oct 31 - M. H. Ewald has enlarged the facilities of the City Meat Market to give room for curing and
April 24, 1940 A buisness transcation was completed last week whereby Paul Snyder bought the market grocery store of Milton E. ewald and took immediate possession of the store
Mr. Ewald plans to stay in culver for a few weeks and them move to his farm near Syracuse.,
1937 - Jan 13 - Builds new Floor - A new hardwood floor has been laid at Ewald's Market, greatly improving the
appearance of the
1940-1949 - Grocery-market- Paul Snyder
Betchel's Royal Blue Store - 1949 - 1952 James Betchel
Royal Blue Store - 1952
1953 - Jan 7 Peter D. Lesko has purchased the Royal Blue Grocery Store and Market from James Betchel
||Time frame is January 5, 1955 Gretter' purchased the Royal Blue Store and Aug 5 1959 - Aug. 5 Raymond Kline
purchased the cafe building|
||Gretter's 1955-1977 Urban A. & Rita Gretter|
January 5, 1955 - Mr. and Mrs. Urban A. Gretter of Plymouth, who recently purchased the
Royal Blue Store on North Main Street from Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lesko, reopened the establishment
for business Monday morning after remodeling and alterations .
|| Easterday's & Gretters May 14 1958 - Citizen|
Late 1970's - 1980's Multi Use
Chuck Robeson Inc. c1977-1980's
UPS desk for shipping out
|1979 - Back Door Botique - June Binkley - July 19, 1979 ad
Originally opened in the back of 630 Lakesore Dr.
Culver Citizen 1986-1987
The was tore down in the early 1990's and has become one large corner lot , it was combined with
102 & 104 N. Main