Home
It's where Ada gets its news!
August 11, 2020
 

You are here

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

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.

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

     June-December 1932:

June: the transfer of the Ada Public Library from the Ada Federated Clubs to the new district library boards was in effect. Mrs. George Stambaugh was elected chairman of the new seven-member board.

July: reconstruction of the elevator of the Ada Farmers Exchange was started. It had been destroyed by fire.

Pages