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Lockport was established in 1830 by two settlers, James Holmes and C.W. Searle. The town was located a half mile west of Newark and was separated from it by Raccoon Creek. The businesses located in Lockport created rivalry with those located in Newark.[1] Today, the area that used to be Lockport is home to businesses such as Dan's Family Pizza, Tony's Bar, and McDonald's.



  1. Brandt G. Smythe, Early Recollections of Newark (Newark, OH: Thos. E. Hite Publications, 1940).