About a month ago, this board game came up for sale on eBay. I had never heard of it! Apparently, in 1992, a company did a take off on the popular game of Monopoly. They did these board games for several towns around the country, Monroe included. They solicited ads to appear on the board … Continue reading Your Hometown Tycoon Game
Tag: Masur Museum
A Burglar at the Slagle Home
In February, I was researching the history of the Masur Museum building, which was originally owned by the Clarence E. Slagle family. Clarence founded the Slagle lumber company. I suspect he was the original builder of the house. He named it Grey Gables, which the Masur family continued to call it when they bought it … Continue reading A Burglar at the Slagle Home
Masur Museum Postcard
Originally a private home owned by Sigmund Masur, cofounder of the Palace Department Store, after he died the home was donated for use as an art museum. The Masur Museum of Art is still open today on Monroe's southside!