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When was Ada's first auto accident?

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse


1899 Company G, Ohio National Guard was mustered into the state’s service

March 1905 Mayor Greer said Ada needed a marshal; we had a deputy but needed a primary officer and he nominated Alonzo Cummans.

March 1908 J.W. Morrow collided with a car opposite the post office, receiving slight injuries. This was the first auto accident in Ada.