112 South Main AKA 114 South Main
This has beared several diffeent addresses over the years .
Empty lot 1906-1937
It is said that while an empty lot that it was known for being used for fist fights between the local teens.
1947 November 19 – New building being erected by Pa ul Snyder to house a jewelry store.
Dukes Jewlery & Gifts - 1947- ?1952
1947 December 17 – The Dukes Jewelry and Gift Store to open in the Snyder building
1953 - Jan. 14 - Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dukes, Culver residents and owners of the Dukes Jewelry and Gifts for
more than five years, have sold the business and will leave Jan. 18 for California.
Overmyer Plumbing and Heating Company - 1953 - 1960
Earl Dean Overmyer
It is said that this was the first air conditioned shop in Culver .
H. J. Forester Jeweler
1958 May 21 – H.J. Forester of Knox to open watch repair shop here…
In the 17 Sep 1958 Culver Citizen - After having been without a jeweler and watch and clock repairman for months,
Culver is please to welcome H. J. Forester, with more that 35 years experince in the buisness. His shop will located on
South Main St. where he will share the quarters of the Overmyer Plumbing and Heating Company.
1960 - 2 Mar E D Overmyser Sell Plumbing and Heating co.
Jack B Spencer is New owner
Earl Dean Overmyer reports that he was sold the Overmyer plumbing and Heating Ccompnay effective March 1, to Jack
B. Spencer of Lousiville, Ky., formerly of Walkerton.
Mr. Spencer, a former heating salesman, will be her to assume proprietorship March 14 and plans to move Mrs. Spencer
and their two children to Culver in the near future.
Mr. Overmyer will continue to operate his soft water service buisness on West Jefferson Street.
1960 1 Mar -1968-19__ - Spencer's Plumbing - ? - 1972 Jack B. Spencer
April 27 - 1960 - Jack B. Spencer is a new Culver businessman He recently purchsed the overmyer Plumbing and heating
in Culver from Earl Dean Overmyer.
Besides the plumbing and heating business Spencer also had a LP gas delivery service form this store.
The large storage tank was out on St. Rd. 17 near the corner ot 19th road up on the
hill where the empty buildings now sits.
Jack Spencer Acquires- LP Gas Business |
Mr. Jack Spencer, of Spencer Gas, Plumbing and Heating, announces the purchase of the LP Gas Business from
Mr. A N Poppe as of February 1, 1968.
A large capacity bulk plant south of Culver enbles Spencer Gas to offer complete liquid petroleum gas service.
Mr. Poppe will continue his appliance and service business as before
Emil "Bud' runhow bought out the business in 1972 moving the business to another building fursther south on Main
st. but continued to use the building for storage.
It is said that a Plymouth based law firm occupied the building for a brief period; but did not stay
long or possibly moved to another location in town it is assumed this would be Easterday & Ummel's.
||1973 - Jenkins Realty |
JENKINS REALTY OPENS CULVER OFFICE
Jenkins Realty, a well-known Plymouth enterprise, has opened a
Culver office at 114 South Main Street in Culver.
Founded twenty-one years ago by Mr. and Mrs. James H. Jenkins,
the firm 's local office hours will be Monday through Friday. 9 to 5,
Saturday, 9 to 12.
1973- 1974, Aug. 31 - Culver Citizen - Thomas (Tom)& Bernadette Zoss, Publisher & Editor
1974 - Culver Citizen - Nixon Newspapers Inc.
||Thomas Realty ? - 1979 - 1985-6 |
They occupied the north half of the building; just when they moved into their downtown location is
still unknown - it is believed they operated out of their home for awhile.
Thomas Real Estate is in its seventh year of serving the Culver area in sales, management, and
appraisaal of residential, farm, commercial, and resort real estate. Bob Hansen joins Virginia
Thomas, Jerry Thomas. Dick Ready and Diane Thomas at Thomas Real Estate The firms location is
at 114 S Main Street in Culver - June 21, 1979
| Sages Ins. 1984-1990 John & June
They occupied the southeast back portion of the building at first and then the full south part of the
building until 1986
Took over the north portion of the building when Thomas reality left. Moved to 642 Lakes shore Dr.
late 1990 or by first of 1991; Sage's had purchased the
642 Lakeshore Dr. building in 1988 and was
Culver Citizen 1989?-Oct 1991- Fred Karst, Publisher & Judy Karst, Editor
The 1991 Lake directory gives the Citizen address as 114 S. Main but in Oct. 1991
they had moved across the street to
107 S. Main
Thru the Grape Vine - 1993 - Jean E. Snyder
Maxinkuckee Korner - 1993 - Nancy Baxter
Mary's Shoppe ??
Maxinkuckee Korner - 1993 - Nancy Baxter
Mary's Soppe was originally located at 112 S. Main before she closed down sometime
between 1991-1993; and then came back and re-opened the shop for a brief time here
before building their own building at
101 S. Main.
Painter & Poet Gallery - 1990's- Esther & Ward Miller (est 1989) ??
They possibly had a shop for a brief time in the north half of the
during the late 1980's for a while; beofre moving into a condo in the Pretty Lake
Golf course on the south side After this location the moved to
307 N. Main
Bear's End Shop - Ronald & Ruth Mackey - ? 2011,Jun
In the 1990's a door was cut into the wall between the building to the north the 'Amond building' which is 112 S. Main
and formely 110 & 112 S. Main to make easier access between the stores
The 16 June 2011 issue annouced the end of the Bear's End shop. It is in the process of being remodeled - closing in of the
exisiting doorway between the two buildings maiking it an enity of it self again and the wooden floor is being re-furbished
for the soon to be future renters.
||Civvies - Julie Workman & Julie Brooks - Jul 2011|
- Julie Workman & Julie Brooks - Jul 2011
[OP LOT 33 EX STRIP ALG S SD LEGAL DESC: LOT 33 HOUGHTON'S CORRECTED AND AMENDED PLAT EXECEPT ]
? Pa ul Snyder
1990's - Mar 2002 - Ronald R.
& E. Ruth Mackey
Mar 2002 - 2013 - Donald D. Mackey