UPDATED: 1-22-2024


Looking north across the Juliana Street bridge from Marrtown in 1950.

Looking north across the Juliana Street bridge from Marrtown during the 1913 flood.
Note the name on the small boat: Titanic. (Photo courtesy of Tim Archer.)

Looking north from the foot of the Juliana Street bridge during the 1904 flood.

1917 flood.

Looking north toward Second from the Juliana Street bridge during the 1913 flood.

The Star Grocer building at Juliana and Second Street in 1907. Built in 1902,
it is now the Blennerhassett Museum. To the left is the ramp of the Juliana
Street bridge leading to Marrtown on the other side of the Little Kanawha.

Looking northwest from near First Street and Juliana in the 1940s toward the Oil Well Supply Company
pipe yard at 208 Ann Street. The large building on the left of the photo is the Ann Street railroad
station at Second Street. To the right is the Guthrie Morris Campbell Company (former Star Grocery)
at Second and Juliana.

Looking south from Third Street during a flood cleanup.

Looking south on Juliana at Third Street, with the French-style Pio Tei building (right) on the northwest corner.
(Photo by Lloyd Gainer, courtesy of Meagan Hilton.)

Looking south on Juliana from above Fourth Street. The Star Grocer building
at the corner of Second Street is in the middle of the photo.
(Photo by Harry Barnett, courtesy of Dan Kemper.)

Looking south from Fourth Street, most likely during the 1913 flood.

The Blennerhassett Club (above and below) at 402 Juliana, on the northeast corner of Fourth Street, in the early 1900s.
(Photo below courtesy of Bonnie Taylor.)

The Virginia Theater was located at 410 Juliana Street.

The J.M. Jackson home (seen here around 1897), designed in the Second Empire style (a subset of
“Victorian” architecture), stood at 418 Juliana Street. No, Norman Bates didn't live there. To the left
is Trinity Episcopal Church at 430 Juliana.   (Photo courtesy of Linda Meyers)

The J.M. Jackson house in the early 1950s, flanked by Trinity
Episcopal Church (left) and Maxwell Radio Company.

  Trinity Episcopal Church
on Juliana Street, near Fifth,
in 1907.

Lefevre J. Cranston sketched this early incarnation of Trinity Episcopal Church in 1859, looking south toward what would later be
Fort Boreman (upper left). The fenced lane running horizontally in the foreground was Littleton Street, later changed to Fifth Street.
(Courtesy of the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.)

The northwest corner of Fifth and Juliana, showing the Masonic Lodge in 1897.
(Courtesy of Dan Kemper.)

  The Elks Club stood
at 515 Juliana.

Photo circa 1908.

Looking south from near the corner of Sixth Street during the January 1937 flood, you can see the Elks Club and the Parkersburg Sentinel (the white house with the mansard roof).   (Photo courtesy of Tim Archer)

A Masonic parade marches down Juliana in 1907.
The Parkersburg Sentinel is on the left.


The Elks Club around 1907.


Looking southeast toward the Wood County Courthouse, the then brand new
Parkersburg City Building, and the new Public Debt Building from a point
above the southwest corner of Fifth and Juliana, in the early 1970s.

Tradesmen at Sixth Street and Juliana, under the B&O railroad trestle, at the turn of the century.
Photo courtesy of Dale Peters.

Looking south on Juliana from Seventh Street during a 1940 snow. Scholl Printing was at 620 Juliana.
The building on the right is the Parkersburg Sentinel. (Courtesy of Shane King)

The corner of Juliana and Seventh during the 1937 flood.

The Robb Flats at 802 Juliana Street, at the northeast corner of Eighth. The Robb family (Harry and William Jr.)
was still living there in 1907. The 1887 apartments were razed 100 years later after a destructive 1987 fire.

Colonel William N. Chancellor's elaborate Second Empire home (with Italianate touches), built in the
1870s, dominates the northeast corner of Ninth and Juliana in this circa 1906 photo. This house
still stands. Chancellor, a former Parkersburg mayor, built the Blennerhassett and Chancellor
hotels, and the Union Trust Building. On the left is the Shattuck house at 910 Juliana.

The Chancellor house in 1897.
Photo courtesy of Dan Kemper.

The William N. Chancellor house as seen from Dan Kemper's drone on June 25, 2020.
(Courtesy of Dan Kemper.)

Charles Shattuck's Second Empire home, seen here in the late 1890s, still stands at 910 Juliana.
Photo courtesy of Linda Meyers.

The Robert Wilson house at 916 Juliana in 1897. Wilson was in the lumber business.

Looking north on Juliana from Tenth Street early in the 20th century. The First
Methodist Church (see below) would be built at the left of the photo.

The First Methodist Church was built at the corner of Tenth and Juliana from 1909 to 1910 and opened the following year, replacing the Methodist Church at Fifth and Juliana. (Courtesy of Kasey Snyder)

The First Methodist Church on the corner of Tenth Street was built in 1909-10.

This 2017 Telephoto shot from the side of Quincy Hill shows the Victorian elegance of the upper Juliana and Ann street neighborhoods.

Looking up Juliana from Tenth Street at the turn of the century.
The iron fence of 1006 Juliana is on the extreme right of the photo.

The same view, in the snowy winter of 1906 or 1907.

First Methodist pastor Reverend M F Compton stands on the corner of Tenth and Juliana, in front
of the church parsonage at 1000 Juliana Street, in 1909. The house next door is 1006 Juliana.
(Photo courtesy of Jeremy and Cathy Bungard)

  Looking at the north side
of 1006 Juliana Street in
1918, you can see the
intersection of Tenth Street
in the background.
(Courtesy of Jeremy
and Cathy Bungard)

1103 Juliana Street.

1125 Juliana Street in 1907. This was the home of William H. Smith
who owned W.H. Smith Hardware on Third Street.

This carpenter Gothic house at 1204 Juliana (seen here around 1897)
was built in 1866-67 for the Stewart family. It was later the home
of A.G. Jackson. Today it's known as the Jackson-Ball house.
(Photo courtesy of Linda Meyers)

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)

Photo dated April 24, 1971:   "Pouring of the concrete deck for the new Juliana Street Bridge in Parkersburg is expected to begin in May. The existing bridge (left) will be razed when the new $5 million span is opened before the end of the year."


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