Bexley

A Sears Hathaway in Bexley

A Sears Hathaway in Bexley

I’ll bet you all think I haven’t been hunting down Sears Houses for a while, since I haven’t done a post since the end of April.  Yeah, well, if you thought that, you were wrong! I’ve just been so busy with family, friends, and a large work project, that I haven’t sat down at my […]

Franklin County Update- part 2

Franklin County Update- part 2

This past week, I got an email from Steve Stephens, the Home and Real Estate writer for the Columbus Dispatch.   Steve said he was writing a story about the Sears Houses in and around Columbus.  He stumbled across this little blog while researching, and asked me for a bit of information. Since they declared bankruptcy, […]

Lots of Progress in Franklin County

Lots of Progress in Franklin County

My last blog post was about the start of my research into the Franklin County, Ohio mortgage records. I am very happy to report to you that are interested, that so far, I have checked out 178 individual mortgage records, and of those, was able to document 122 Sears, Roebuck kit homes built in Franklin […]

Franklin County Update

Franklin County Update

Last Summer (2018) I spent quite a bit of time tracking down the houses that were financed through Sears, Roebuck in Montgomery County (Dayton and vicinity).  After pretty much calling that project complete, I started thinking about where to focus my research efforts next. I already knew where it needed to be.  Franklin County.  Columbus […]