All Along Ohio Street
Illustrated history of Sedalia, Missouri

272 pages, 275+ Illustrations

Hardback, Expanded Second Edition

Indexed; signed by the author


Walk the streets of downtown Sedalia through the decades; experience the development of development of the city from 1856-1970 through more than 275 vintage photographs and images. This decade-by-decade overview of downtown features the stories of the people, businesses, and events that shaped the city.

Illustrated features include:
Bichsel Jewelry
W. L. Porter Boots and Porter Real Estate
Messerly & Meuschke Dry Goods
Ludemann Carpet
The Hurleys and Queen City Electric
McLaughlin Brothers
The Trust Building
Dr. Julius Cannaday and State Fair Floral
The C. W. Flower Company
The Kostelas Family and the Sedalia Hat Shop
Danley’s Confectionery
The Bothwell Hotel
Scotten’s Book Store
Reed & Sons Jewelers
Uptown Theatre
Cecil’s Bicycle Shop
Lockett’s Ladies’ Shop
Tish’s Beauty Salon
O-K Optical
Jack’s, Mullin’s, & Weller’s Men’s Wear
Dick’s Barber Shop
Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War II and II, Korean War, Vietnam War
The Depression
Post-War growth in the 1950s
Decline of downtown in the 1960s
Revitalization of downtown



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All Along Ohio Street | All Around Downtown Vol. 1 | A Town of Their Own | Down by Pinhook | Just Like A Visit | Life and Times Along Muddy | Legendary Locals of Sedalia | Meaningful MileSTONES | Meaningful MileSTONE Guide | Sedalia-Images of America | Sedalia-Images of Modern America | Sedalia—Past & Present