Moller Rd.
Peter “Chris” Moller, Wayne Township area landowner

Peter “Chris” Moller was a Danish immigrant born in September 1856 and who emigrated to the United States in 1882.

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Moller owned land along present-day Moller Road along the border between Wayne and Pike townships, where he operated a dairy farm and milk delivery business.


Early maps refer to the road as “Chris Moller Road.”


Photos courtesy of Ryan Hamlett.

6 responses to “What’s in a Name: Moller Road”

  1. John Salzer says:

    Nice picture of George Gale Stadium. I attended Northwest High and played varsity football from 1968 to 1970. I watched George Gale supervise the building of that stadium, including rolling sealer on the concrete bleachers. He seemed to always be out working on that stadium during practices and after school. He was our Vice Principal and a hard-working man.

  2. Theresa says:

    Very cool to know. I also attended Northwest High School, I went from 1975 to 1979. George Gale was the principal. I didn’t really have any interactions with him other than saying good morning and good bye. He always seemed upbeat and busy, never saw him frazzled, stressed or unkempt. Thumbs up for Mr.Gale.

  3. Michael Brinkman says:

    Moller Road from 52nd Street to 62nd Street was previously Gleneden Blvd.

  4. Michael R Sells says:

    Who remembers Uncle Paul Heaton?

  5. Debra Reager says:

    I remember Dean Heaton very well.
    I was always being sent to his office as the Dean of Girls told me she was tired of trying to deal with me.🤣🤣

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