Long standing commercial building

On the southwest corner of Main and Huntington (State Road 13) in uptown Syracuse stands the oldest commercial building in the town. It was built in 1874 and has been home to a grocery store, tavern, etc., and is presently the home of Pie Eyed Petey’s,  a restaurant. It was one of several buildings in the uptown area pointed out during a historical walking tour led by Ron Sharp, the local historian, a couple of weeks ago.

Commercial building in uptown Syracuse


About historynut11

My name is Tim Ashley and I am a newspaper editor/reporter/photographer in Milford, Indiana, and live in nearby Goshen, Indiana. A deeply held and sincere passion of mine is history and learning from the past. I enjoy a wide variety of history topics, but particularly local history, noted American highways (Lincoln Highway and Route 66), railroad history and the Civil War. I believe we can learn much from the past and that past shapes who we are today. I also enjoy visiting museums and historical sites, as well as taking photos of remnants from the past still standing.
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