UPDATED: 10-22-2017


The Savage Flats at the northeast corner of Thirteenth and Avery were built in
1903 by Thomas Savage, who lived across the street at 420 Thirteenth.

The Thomas Savage house at 420 Thirteenth, between Avery and Quincy, in 1897.
Savage built the Savage Apartments across the street.
This house was a bed & breakfast until early 2003.
Photo courtesy of Dan Kemper.

Oil producer Dennis O'Brien and his wife Anna lived at this house at 426 Thirteenth
(seen here in 1897), next to the Savage house. After Anna O'Brien's death in 1959,
her son, George Stevenson, continued to live here for many years.
Photo courtesy of Dan Kemper.

The O'Brien-Stevenson house around 1950.

The Thirteenth Street School, seen here circa 1907, sat on the southeast
corner of Thirteenth & Avery. It was turned into a book repository
in the late 1940s and torn down in the 1960s.

Cavalry Baptist Church at Thirteenth and Avery. The building on the left (southwest corner) was a grocery store and upstairs
apartments building built, by Thomas Savage, from the same yellow bricks as the Savage Apartments on the northeast corner.

The Calvary Baptist Church, seen here around 1907, sat on the northwest
corner of Thirteenth & Avery Streets, across the street from the Savage
Apartments and cattycorner from the Thirteenth Street School.

The Parkersburg City Hospital (seen here around 1906) was located at 508 Thirteenth
Street, opposite St. Mary's Avenue. The building later became the St. Raphael's
Convent for the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus. It was torn down to make way
for the Greenbrier Apartments in the late 1960s.

Reverend J. W. Francis, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Tenth & Market, lived
in this home at 608 Thirteenth Street in the very early 1900s. (Courtesy of Jeremy Bungard)

At the turn of the 20th century, real estate man J. H. Grogg lived at 1300 Juliana Street,
on the northeast corner of Thirteenth. (Courtesy of Jeremy Bungard)


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