1898, 1929, Cleveland Avenue, Fifth Street, First Lady, Frank Onesto, home, Hotel Delmont, Hotel Onesto, Lester House, Mary Lester Raynolds, Mckinley, Melwise Restaurant, President, Saxton, Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving 1898 marked another occasion of President McKinley and First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley dining at the home of Mrs. Mary Lester Raynolds of Cleveland Avenue North and Fifth Street (Present day 2nd Street.) The Lester House turns into the Melwise Restaurant and Motel. Frank Onesto purchased the Melwise and it became Hotel Delmont. Mr. Onesto razed the over 100 year old house to build his Hotel Onesto in 1929.