The old Muskingum County Home across from Zane State College and Ohio University Zanesville was reduced to rubble Friday.
A few spectators watched, including Richard Kirkendall as sections of the building on Newark Road came down in a cloud of dust.
He said he and his brothers have many fond memories of the building from their childhood.
"When we were kids, this was out playground. We just had a ball over here. I got three brothers, and we had our BB guns, and we would...