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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

May 1929 graduates of Ada High School organized an alumni association with Frank Allen, president, and Freda Beuchert, secretary.

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 1928 plans for a new $50,000 St. Mark’s Lutheran Church at the corner of Johnson Street and East Lincoln Avenue were made public.

June 1928 the laying of the cornerstone of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church at the corner of South Johnson Street and East Lincoln Avenue was held. The pastor was Rev. W.L. Harmony.

December 1928 the new St. Mark’s Lutheran Church was dedicated by Pastor W.L. Harmony

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 1924 the Ada Telephone Company installed a system of automatic ringing.

July 1, 1924 air mail service for Ada became effective.

August 1924 the F.&M. picnic was being held at Community park for the first time since it became public property. Fred Shaw was president.

September 1924 stop signs were being erected at all principal Main street intersections.

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

February 1937 Huber Hardware and Furniture was selling Farmall tractors, Root-King Lumber was selling Case tractors, and Crouse brothers was selling Oliver’s.

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.

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