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Once upon a time in Ada

Once upon a time in Ada

Liberty Township one-room schools

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

Liberty Township one-room schools

When the one room schools were built they were officially named District School No.1, No.2, and on through District School No.9. The schools were soon given names by the local school trustees, often given the surname of the person that donated the ground for the school. Some were named for the family that had the most pupils in the school.

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

Early Days In Ada   The Ada Record 26 February 1902     By W.L. Reece

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

A Former Citizen Writes Interestingly of the Old Days

The Ada Record, Ada, Ohio Nov. 21, 1900

      Brief mention was made last week of the Record having received a letter from Mrs. M. Tremain who was the first pupil present on the first day of school at the first schoolhouse in Ada. Another letter has been received from Mrs. Tremain which is very interesting indeed. It is as follows:

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

Ada Pioneer - Christian Young. The Ada Record 17 April 1861

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

October 1964

Ada Kroger grocery store was closed.

Leo Wright was the store manager. With the closing Ada was left with the Don Lehman Supermarket in the 100 block of North Main Street and the Claude Harris IGA Foodliner at the south limits of the village.

Doyle Paugh operates a neighborhood market at 411 South Main, and John Elwood Equity store at 225 North Main Street.

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