Thriving Metropolis in Northwest Ohio's Ottawa County. Known for such landmarks as The Shooting range, the post office and "that old abandoned house".

Martin has a great history. Once upon a time early in the 20th century passenger trains stopped in town for rests. A general store, a hotel and a large church accommodated the travelers. Today the old church was torn down and replaced with a small house, the hotel burnt down and the remains of the building were remodeled in to a house, and the old general store became an electrical wiring company called Yackee Electric Service (YES).

Home of sKorno.

Recognized by many to be the finest acoustic guitar in the world.

Since 1833 Martin has been producing excellently crafted acoustic instruments. It's headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

It was in Germany 1796 when CF Martin was born into a family of guitar makers (luthiers) and took up the craft himself at the age of 15.

Mar"tin (?), n. Stone Working [Etymol. uncertain.]

A perforated stone-faced runner for grinding.

 

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Mar"tin, n. [F. martin, from the proper name Martin. Cf. Martlet.] Zool.

One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows.

[Written also marten.]

⇒ The American purple martin, or bee martin (Progne subis, ∨ purpurea), and the European house, or window, martin (Hirundo, ∨ Chelidon, urbica), are the best known species.

Bank martin. (a) The bank swallow. See under Bank. (b) The fairy martin. See under Fairy. -- Bee martin. (a) The purple martin. (b) The kingbird. -- Sand martin, the bank swallow.

 

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