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Historic Reflection: 1880 – Swanton A.D. Baker

HISTORIC REFLECTION … The following picture shows the A.D. Baker Co. building located by railroad tracks circa 1880. Photo provided by the Fulton County Museum.  …

Historic Reflection: Paul’s Harness Shop Fire

HISTORIC REFLECTION … Fire destroyed Paul’s Harness Shop on North Defiance Street in Stryker. In the mid-1950s, Paul Nafziger began repairing and making harness as…

Historic Reflection: Delta: DT & I Tracks

HISTORIC REFLECTION … The above photo shows the Detroit Toledo and Ironton tracks in Delta, OH. Henry Ford was responsible for building the “Malinta Cut…

Historic Reflection: Blakeslee, Ohio 1894

HISTORIC REFLECTION … The Village of Blakeslee was incorporated. On November 8, 1880, John Boman had the village of Blakeslee surveyed where the proposed Detroit,…