• 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.

  • NBHA Museum Open House 4th Sunday of the month from April - September (1:00pm to 3:00pm). All are invited.

  • 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.

    Letters From Home
    Third Graders
  • 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. The Museum is open the 4th Sunday, April through September.

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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.

  • Historic New Bremen Buildings

    Historic New Bremen Buildings

    Check our our collection of historic New Bremen buildings available for sale in our museum store. Purchase just one or the entire set of 11 for just $5 each or $40 for the set. On the back of each silhouette, there is a short history of the building and where it is/was located.

  • 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.)

  • 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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  • David's Trunk

    David's Trunk

    The story of the life of David Koenig told by his brother Daryl Koenig. The information comes from the stories Daryl's mother told him about his older brother David and from the 200 plus letters and postcards he sent home during his time in the US Army and Army Air Corps.

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  • Bremenfest

    Photos of Bremenfest

    Our annual festival, Bremenfest, has been going on since 1975. Re-live some of the memories by browsing through some of these photos of the past.

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Share Your Memories

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

  • 04April 2023

    The Crown Pavilion

    Around 1900, the pavilion was built on Orchard Island, located on Indian Lake in Ohio. The pavilion was originally built for the Chautauqua Indians. The...

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  • 04April 2023

    Preparing the Field

    With Spring now here, here's a look back 100+ years to the start of the baseball season in the New Bremen at the Fairgrounds Farm. It was located just one...

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  • 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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