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Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

March 1930 the second death of an Ohio Northern University student within ten days through auto accidents brought a ban on automobiles without permits on the campus. Ralph Sealand, Lakewood and Thomas Downs, Bryan, were the victims.

March 1930 Turner Hall, girls dormitory, at Ohio Northern University was opened for public inspection after purchasing the P.W. Turner home in February. The home was erected by Dr. H.S. Lehr and was the family home for many years.

Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

November 1933 Mrs. Clara Warren, the first woman to hold a village office, was re-named Village Treasurer.

Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

March 4, 1938 the Ada Future Farmers of America was chartered. The advisors to present (1971) have been Alvin Augsburger, 1938-1945; J.J. Kreglow, 1945-1963; Loren Schaffer, 1963; Joe Saltzman, 1964-1969; Kenneth Badertscher 1970, J. Shafer, Ruhlen, Feeser, Tracy Strous 1989-1990, Tony Dyer

Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

August 18, 1939 the American Legion Post will be erecting in Woodlawn Cemetery an eight foot monument to soldiers, sailors and nurses of all U.S. wars.

November 20, 1939 Doling’s Bakery, one of Ada’s oldest business houses, closed its doors Monday after 50 years by members of the same family.

November 1939 the second “Adamobile” was completed at the Luft & Gardner garage and delivered to Forest Hofer, Defiance polio victim.

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