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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

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.

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

1938:

November 7, 1938 Mr. and Mrs. Bert Levine of Cleveland purchased the Huber Drug Store at 221 North Main Street. Mr. Levine is a registered pharmacist and a graduate of Ohio Northern University. Mrs. Levine is formerly Geraldine Underwood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I.C. Underwood of 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

June 26 1938 was the date set for the cornerstone of the new post office on South Main and West Lincoln Avenue. It was placed on the southeast corner facing Main Street.

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

    May and June 1936:

May 5, 1936 ground was broken for the $12,500 WPA swimming pool at the Ada Community Park.

May 1936 Cole Motor Sales installed a 550 gallon gasoline tank and a computing pump and was selling Texaco gasoline.

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