Construction Sector Summary

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What do you know about Wayne County’s history of construction?

One of the oldest construction companies in Wayne County is Curry Lumber & Pole Building Co., started in 1853 by James Curry.

Other well-known construction companies include: Walter H. Jones Construction, Incorporated, Bogner Construction Company, and Campbell Construction.

One of the earliest brick kilns in Doylestown, Ohio was in operation by 1834, built by Abraham Franks.

In Mt. Eaton, Ohio, Weed and Hones operated an iron factory in 1827.

In Creston, Ohio, C. L. Matteson started the Creston Lumber Company in 1903, and it was sold 20 years later to a firm located in Wadsworth, Ohio.