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Robert L. Hunker was a successful entrepreneur who had the foresight, resolve, and resources to preserve much of the historic buildings in the village of Peninsula, Ohio. Many of the buildings he restored were in poor condition or had been slated for demolition. Mr. Hunker recognized the historical value of each and restored each to its original condition. As such, he has preserved a chapter the village of Peninsula's history.

  • This memorial stands in front of the GAR hall in Peninsula Ohio. The GAR hall had been condemned and was to be burned to the ground as a training exercise for the local volunteer fired department. Mr. Hunker bought and restored the building.