Not too far from the Sail Loft building on the corner of Main and Huron Street is a historic home that might be even older. According to the article below, the house had a colorful history as Steamboat Inn in the late 1830s before eventually becoming a residence.
Read all about it in the article by Hermaine Speigle below, which appeared in the Lorain Journal on March 16, 1969. By then, Richard and Luella Gehl were the owners. The article details Luella Gehl’s restoration efforts.