• Main Street New Bremen Ohio - 1902

    The Interurban

    A view down Main Street New Bremen, Ohio.

  • The story of the Crown Pavillion

    The Pavilion

    A condemned piece of history made it into something very special and useful.

  • Rabe Manufacturing

    Rabe Mfg. Co.

    New Bremen has a long history of successful businesses providing products and services to the community, region and the world.

  • The New Bremen High School built in 1930

    The High School

    The new New Bremen High School on Walnut Street built in 1930.

  • The Miami Erie Canal, New Bremen, Ohio.

    The Miami & Erie Canal

    The Miami & Erie Canal looking North at Lock I in New Bremen, Ohio.

  • Civel War Veterans from New Bremen, Ohio.

    Civil War Veterans

    Civil War Veterans from New Bremen on Decoration Day in 1912.

  • Featured Articles

    The Towpath

    The current issue of the Towpath is available to members. To get your login id, email us at info@newbremenhistory.org.

    The Story of Two Bells
    David's Trunk
  • New Bremen's Historical Museums

    The New Bremen Historic Association is proud to have two museum locations. The Pape House, built in 1865, and the Luelleman House, built in 1837. We invite you to tour all of our properties including the barn and summer kitchen located at the Luelleman house to see the exhibits which are always evolving as new donations are made to the museum. Tours are available by appointment.

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  • Are You a Member?

    The New Bremen Historic Association is non-profit organization founded in 1973 and dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of New Bremen, Lock Two and German Township. We are always looking for new members... join today.

  • History Mystery Man Visits New Bremen

    The History Mystery Man's unwavering fascination with history and the men and women who made it happen, not to mention the fact that he attended races at the New Bremen Speedway, led him back to visit New Bremen. As he said himself, "Must-see" the gorgeous Village of New Bremen! ... abundant with "Promise, Peace & Prosperity"

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  • Paul Lietz Slide Show

    New Bremen, Now and Then

    A very interesting slide show of New Bremen history presented by Paul and Marge Lietz. They made this presentation over 22 times from 1979 to 1983.
    (Note: It is in .pdf format. Be patient, it is a large file and might takes some time to download.)


Share Your Memories

We welcome any memories you have about growing up, living in or visiting New Bremen.

  • 01July 2019

    Serving Our Country

    New Bremen is proud to have many of our citizens serve in the Military. Share your memories or the memories of a loved one who sacrificed for our country.

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  • 01July 2019

    New Bremen Baseball - 1950's

    Were you on this baseball team in the 1950's. Share your memories and help us identify everyone in the photo.

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  • 01July 2019

    The Electric Mule

    Beginning about 1895, electric interurban railways were being built in Ohio for passenger traffic. These lines also became important in local freight and...

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