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Take a tour of Ada in person or online

For Ada hosts and guests who need to stretch their legs this Thanksgiving weekend: check out the Walking Tour of Ada, Ohio on A Google map provides a route; the entries provide history, photographs and source material. So if you’re not in Ada or anywhere nearby, the tour can be enjoyed online.

The thirteen entries were compiled by students of David Strittmatter, Ph.D., ONU Assistant Professor of History. If you were asked to put together a baker’s dozen of key locations in the village, what would they be?

  1. Main Street, Ada, Ohio
  2. First United Methodist Church
  3. Historical Ada Armory
  4. Wilson Football Factory
  5. Ada Pennsylvania Station and Railroad Park
  6. Civil War Memorial Cannon
  7. New Deal Mural
  8. Former School of Piano Tuning
  9. Ada War Memorial Park Stadium
  10. Lehr Memorial Building
  11. Hill Memorial Building
  12. Lehr Statue
  13. MLK Statue