This Abandoned Tavern Is One Of The Oldest Buildings In The Midwest

This historic tavern holds a unique place in Ohio history. Though it’s been abandoned for years, you can’t help but feel the presence of the countless lives and stories that must have played out between its walls.

Read on to learn more about the tavern, and check out the gorgeous images photographer Johnny Joo captured at this unique site.

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Today, a preservation society is campaigning to save this historic building and breath new life into the decaying tavern. Check out Johnny Joo’s new book Americana Forgotten for more incredible images of abandoned places around the country.