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A Sears No. 188 in Hamilton

A Sears No. 188 in Hamilton

You wouldn’t think today would be a good day to take pictures of a rare model Sears House, since it was snowing and all, but, hey, any day is a good day to take pictures of Sears Houses. My daughter and I had planned a short day trip to Fairfield, Ohio to pick up a […]

Sears Houses in Hamilton (the city, not the county)

Sears Houses in Hamilton (the city, not the county)

I’ve been doing loads of mortgage record research over the past several months, most of it in the Cincinnati area. ┬áBut last fall, I did make a trip to the Butler Co. Record Center, and found quite a few mortgages for building materials or house kits from Sears Roebuck. These mortgages were recorded between 1921 […]

The Sears Ardara

The Sears Ardara

The Ardara has been chosen by many professional and business men because of its practical arrangement. The Ardara was offered in the Sears Modern Homes catalogs from 1919 until 1930. ┬áThis one story home had some unique exterior features including the “graceful roof line” over the porch and arched trellises above the front windows. The […]

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